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Taourirt Kasbah

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Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000, Morocco
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This Kasbah is arguably the best attraction of Ouarzazate. It is a bit touristy but interesting enough to make it worthwhile. We had a guided tour. Across from the Kasbah there is a former studio and movie set showing a church and a mosque in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it's a kasbah and advice you to skip going inside it because it have nothing special and just some guides will disturbance you to take you to shops...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kite m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very impressive to look at and wander around. We were given a guided tour, but it was actually too intense - too much and too fast - a whirlwind of extraordinary amounts of information. Probably recommend doing it under your own steam. Some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It gives an insight into traditional life in Morocco. It has photogenicity outside but inside is empty. Only 2 rooms has some decorations. Be careful very low doorways and tangled mazes without pointers. There is a small but no less interesting medina nearby wich is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Evgenii S
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

This Kasbah is a ruin that once had 300 rooms. It was the home of the El Glaoui family - a former pasha. It’s a maze of rooms, crazy stairways and passageways.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TERRISCHWARTZ
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Once it was detached from Ouarzazate, now oart of it. Even a lot of buildings are deserted and destroyed it is interesting to visit its narrow alleys , see the local techniques of building using the local mud "fortified" with bundles of straw. On the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank מיכאל ב
Reviewed 22 December 2018

Ouarzazate was a small crossing point for African traders on their way to northern Morocco and Europe. The kasbah was built in the 19th century for the chieftain of the town, and was later owned by T'hami El Glaoui (leader of the Glaoua tribe of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

This is a lovely Kasbah that is open for touring and gives you an idea of life inside of one of these places. The odd aspect of the tour is that it begins in the gift shop and slows the beginning of the tour as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The Kasbah of the last Pasha of Ouarzazate- tells you a lot on how they lived, wives and women- overall the construction, lighting and cooling of the structures was remarkable

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KanwarTavy
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Around town area lot of movies wings, but this kasbah is realy Glaoui family house. It was restaurated by UNESCO.

Date of experience: September 2018
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