If you want to know the part of Morocco with prehistoric resonances, abandoned and naked, bathed in solitude and silence, then Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou will be your next destination.
Ksar is a fortified city made up of a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, located in a traditional pre-Saharan habitat, in the province of Uarzazat, in the Draa-Tafilalet region. Without a doubt, it is an amazing example of the architecture of southern Morocco.
It is important to mention that it is a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO in 1987 and has been used for the filming of several films such as Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, The Last Temptation of Christ, The Mummy and Gladiator, among others. movies and series.
Ait-Ben-Haddou, is divided into two parts: the old city (the old Ksar) which is separated from the new city by the river Ounila.
Once inside the walls, this beautiful place appears as a set of cobbled streets, with little houses on both sides, most of them uninhabited. Despite being in ruins, it is worth contemplating the panorama it provides
Getting lost in this labyrinth will be an extraordinary experience, a return to the origin of time. And although just walking you will feel the echoes of antiquity, you have to climb the Tower of Homage of the old kasba.