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Ksar Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

Ait Benhaddou (Berber: Ath Benhadu) is a fortified city, or ksar, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. It is situated in Souss-Massa-Draa on a hill along the Ounila River and is known for its kasbahs, although they take damage with each rainstorm. Most of the town's inhabitants now live in a more modern village at the other side of the river; however, eight families still live within the ksar.


Ait Benhaddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there. - wikipedia

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Taken on March 10, 2014