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Ouarzazate Morocco, Ait Ben-Haddou Morocco, Tours Ouarzazate,Tours Ait Ben-Haddou

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Ouarzazate or "The hollyWood" of Morocco was created by french 1928,the moroccans have been work hard promoting it as a big destination.Nowadays it is the most developed city in the whole south of Morocco and get a good strategic position for the presence of the film industry and cinema studios,and for the local base of several travel agencies.Ouarzazate has just a few interesting places to offer,but Taourirt Ksabah* is nice and worth visiting, it is restored as part of UNSECO hiretage.This is the biggest Galoui Casbah in the region.

Not far from Ouarzazate and on the top of a hill, located an other exotic UNESCO site, Ait Ben-Haddou * Kasbah with mud construction,it is considered of the best preserved Kasbah in the whole Atlas region.It is used as the location site for movies such as,"Tea in the sahara" and "Lawrence of Arabia"and "The Jewell of the Nile" .

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Kasbah: citadel;often also the adminstrative centre
Ait : Tribe of
Ben ; Son of

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