Top Ouarzazate attractions, activites & things to do
what a great about ourzazate
Ourzazate is one of the most important tourist destinations in Morocco, located in the south of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. It is known as the gateway to the Sahara desert (nicknamed as “the door of the Desert”). The local inhabitants of Ouarzazate are Berber, and its name is derived from a Berber phrase “Ouar-Zazat”, which means “without noise”. Also, it is characterized by its big filming studios with a great international reputation. The city has plenty of sights to enjoy, namely the popular Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, Fint Oasis, Atlas Studios (movie studios), The mountain Valley of Dadès, and M’Hamid desert.
the beauty of ourzazate
the old buildings in Ouarzazate
the charm of Ouarzazate
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an extraordinary group of traditional dwellings with thrilling architecture that attracts so many visitors from around the world. It has featured in various movies and TV series, including The Man Who Knew Too, Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Oedipus Rex, The Last Temptation of Christ, The Mummy Returns, Game Of Thrones (an episode), and so on. In Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the most popular places to visit include the mud buildings that are surrounded by heavy hills, the Granary at the top of the hill, Mausoleum of Ben-Haddou at the base of the hill of the Kasbah, and the palm trees. Also, a plenty of souvenir and carpet stalls can be found throughout the narrow lanes of the Kasbah. This is in addition to Telouet Kasbah, which highly known as the lord of the Atlas.
Kasbat Ait Ben Haddou
Game of Thrones in Ait Ben Haddou
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (game of Thrones)
the charm of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
Traditional carpets in the Kasbah
Handemade Products In the souk of Ait Ben Hadou
very old carpets
Fint Oasis & Atlas Studios
Fint Oasis, a must-visit site, is about Ten Kilometers from Ouarzazate, the oasis is largely surrounded by four old villages (Wangarf, Taherbilte, Timoula, and Belghazi) that give a unique beauty to the place. It is highly characterized by its great palms and black mountains. Many movies have been shot in this thrilling oasis. In the Fint Oasis, there are also a few traditional accommodations, and stunning attractions to enjoy.
Atlas Studios with Egyptian decoration is another place worth a visit to Ouarzazate. It is one of the biggest film studios in the world, lies about four Kilometers from the city. The entrance cost is 50 Dirhams. Several films have been shot there, including The Man Who Would Be King, Lawrence of Arabia, The Living Daylights, and Babel. Also, you can visit the CLE Studios, which is another movie studio next to the center of Ouarzazate. Additionally, you can enjoy the beauty of M’Hamid desert, where you will experience camel trekking, and have an unforgettable overnight in desert camp.
The charm of Oasis Fint
Visit Atlas Studio
Atlas Film Studio
camel trekking in the desert of M'hamid
For accommodations, there are many hotels in Ouarzazate that offer high-quality services with the best prices include amazing sittings, wonderful views, charming pool, and delicious foods .Therefore, don’t hesitate to visit and enjoy the beauty of Ouarzazate.
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