Kasbah Taourirt: One of the most stunning structures in Ouarzazate

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Kasbah Taourirt to Ouarzazate in Morocco is one of the most stunning architectural structures of the city.

Kasbah Taourirt: One of the most stunning structures in Ouarzazate

Kasbah Taourirt: One of the most stunning structures in Ouarzazate

The construction of Kasbah was established in the 17th century, before being reconstructed by the tribe of Glaoui in 1882, the Lords of the Atlas.

This Berber structure astonishes guests/tourists with its colossal mass and information of its symbolic embellishment. It looks like a big sand castle in the desert. Taourirt Kasbah palace acted as the Pasha of Marrakech, Thami el Glaoui, who had rebelled against the king Mohammed V when Morocco was a French protectorate.

Taourirt is the name of the village was constructed the Kasbah. This village established in the 12th century still has a medina that anyone can visit. Kasbah Taourirt form, not like that of Ait Ben Haddou, a kind of equipped village with its contracted roads and houses in the village itself.

If Ouarzazate is recognized for the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, both recorded as World Heritage by UNESCO. This city was made prominent for its film studios in the desert as Atlas Studios found in this place the perfect panorama for the filming of some movies.

At the foot of snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas, Ouarzazate is a dream destination for tourists who want to find out the desert, mountains and oases of the Dades Valley and the Draa Valley.

Several pleasure trips are arranged from Ouarzazate and the city has an exceptional hotel infrastructure and construction. Furthermore, Ouarzazate has its own international airport, creating the city a few hours from main European cities.

Mohamed Dekkak

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