Saturday 12 March 2016

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

This is a UNESCO site where several movies were shot, including The MummyGladiatorPrince of Persia and Kingdom of Heaven. The postcard was also sent by Paula from Portugal.

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together within the defensive walls, which are reinforced by corner towers. Ait-Ben-Haddou, in Ouarzazate province, is a striking example of the architecture of southern Morocco. - in:

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