Top ChoiceHistoric Building in Ouarzazate

Taourirt Kasbah

Unlike other Glaoui-era kasbahs, Taourirt escaped ruin by moonlighting as a Hollywood backdrop (Sheltering Sky, Gladiator, Prince of Persia) and attracting the attention of Unesco, which has carefully restored...

Historic Building in Ouarzazate

Tifoultoute Kasbah

Built in the 17th century and extended by the Glaoui clan in the 18th, this commanding hilltop kasbah has now been converted into a privately owned restaurant (open to diners till midnight), with tables scattered...

Film Location in Ouarzazate

Atlas Film Corporation Studios

The first ‘Ouarzawood’ studio, established by Mohammed Belghimi in 1983, displays sets and props from movies filmed here, including Jewel of the Nile, Kingdom of Heaven and Kundun. Guided tours run every 20 to 40...

Museum in Ouarzazate

Musée de Cinema

This small cinema museum is housed in a former studio and exhibits a collection of old film sets, props and cinematic equipment, which visitors are mostly encouraged to touch, play and pose with. Located opposite...