Explore the majestic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah with this 3 days desert trip

Q. Is it worth to visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah?

Is it worth to visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah?
Is it worth to visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah?

Q/A: Need to know the history of the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou? Additionally, if does it make sense to visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah? Ksar or Kasbah of Ait Ben haddou, it’s one of the best places that you shouldn’t miss while visiting Morocco. It feels like you stepped out of reality and you are in a movie.

Taourirt Kasbah Ouarzazate Morocco
Taourirt Kasbah Ouarzazate Morocco

History of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and its locations. As you cross the high atlas mountains from Marrakech to the Sahara desert. You’ll reach the historic and traditional Kasbah Ait Ben haddou. As well-known as UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE site. And is located in the province of Ouarzazate.

High Atlas Mountains Morocco
High Atlas Mountains Morocco

Moreover, the Ait Ben haddou Kasbah had been built in the eleventh centuryand. Rebuilt in the seventeenth and declared as a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE in 1980.

Who hasn’t visited a real-world location that was used as a movie backdrop? The Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah appears in a countless number of immensely popular hollywood movies, and it is now recognized. As an important part of cinema history.

List of movies that were filmed at Kasbah:

From the several movies and series that that were filmed in the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. Here are some further examples:

  •  Lawrence of Arabia 1962.
  •  Sodom and Gomorrah1963.
  •  Jesus of Nazareth 1977.
  • Jewel of the Nile 1985.
  •  Living Daylights 1987.
  •  The Mummy 1999.
  • Last Temptation of Christ 1988.
  •  Gladiator 2000.
  • Alexander the Great 2004.
  •  Kingdom of Heaven 2005.
  •  Babel (2006).
  • Prince of Persia 2010.
  •  Game of Thrones 2011.
  •  Queen of the Desert 2015.

In case, you need to learn more about the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou or booking a Morocco desert tour that takes you there. Please feel free to contact Marrakech Desert Excursions and we are happy to help you!

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