Ouarzazate

Kasbah Ait Benhaddou

Ouarzazate has become Morocco’s Hollywood with many film companies coming to shoot on location in the area. Over the past few years, the government has invested heavily into Ouarzazate for renovation and economic development.

Aït Benhaddou, one of the world’s most magnificent kasbahs. Tucked away in the High Atlas Mountains, it is one of the jewels of Morocco. In typical Moroccan fashion, the true treasures must be searched out and discovered…usually off the beaten path. In actuality, this setting has been used for more films than any other location in Morocco; films including, Lawrence of Arabia, Kingdom of Heaven, and The Gladiator.

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