OUARZAZATE - FILM STUDIOS
The diversity of ethnic landscapes, exceptional light and the labor profusion on site make Ouarzazate one of the most popular places in Morocco for filmmakers. The film industry is very promising. Some successful films, American and French, were shot in the studios of Ouarzazate as "Gladiator" by Ridley Scott and the fabulous "Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra" by Alain Shabbat.
These shoots have a positive effect on the growth of the urban area as they are accompanied by creation of new places bringing with them tourists and enabling the city to allocate a larger budget to improve the infrastructure of the city. The site is huge and beautiful, we must not miss such an opportunity!
OUARZAZATE - TIFOULTOUTE
has about ten kilometers from the city center of Ouarzazate, the village of Tifoultoute inexorably draws visitors with its majestic Kasbah, often used as natural scenery in films from all over the world. In the same style as the Kasbah Taourirt Ouarzazate, the Tifoultoute worth visiting for its external environment.
The landscape formed by the valley of Wadi Ouarzazate, amazes tourists who take the time to stop and admire from the terraces. A majestic place with impressive views for lunch with family or friends. Consumption on the premises is required if you have to pay an entrance fee to visit the place.
KASBAH AÏT BEN HADDOU
OUARZAZATE - KASBAH AÏT BEN HADDOU
Ksar Ait Ben Haddou is one of the most beautiful in the Maghreb. It is equivalent in Yemen. These are tangles of ocher buildings that blend in the lunar landscape around Ouarzazate.
all compact housing is surrounded by a wall that was used at the time, to push the enemy away from the city.
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a community and collective space that the population is divided like the seats reserved for parties. Eight families have returned to live in Ksar after its ranking as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
they live in the tourism development and local crafts. During the 1960s, it was abandoned and began to fall into ruin. Without this rescue by Unesco, the building would have been lost forever.
Ksar Ait Ben Haddou also serves as a natural setting for the films of small and large production. The ongoing maintenance of buildings by local maâlems prevents the weather does to pieces these buildings are centuries old.
KASBAH DE TAOURIRT
OUARZAZATE - KASBAH DE TAOURIRT
Kasbah Taourirt is one of the most beautiful architectural buildings in the city. The Kasbah was built around the 17th century, before being converted by the Glaoui tribe in 1882, great tribe of the Atlas. This Berber building impresses visitors with its enormous mass and details of its picturesque ornamentation. It looks like a big sand castle in the desert.
Taourirt Kasbah was classified UNESCO World Heritage for the preservation of all envious. A real gems to visit without moderation.