Ouarzazate attractions

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Taourirt Kasbah

Unlike other Glaoui 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 small sec…
Notable Building in Ouarzazate

Atlas Film Corporation Studios

The first ‘Ouallywood’ 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 mi…
Museum in Ouarzazate

Musée de Cinema

This small, dusty cinema museum is housed in a former studio and exhibits a collection of old sets, props and cinematic equipment. Located opposite the Taourirt Kasbah, it is a convenient alternative if you can't ge…
Mosque in Ouarzazate

Mosquée Somalie

On the main boulevard leading into Ouarzazate, this modern mosque with its towering minaret is a handy landmark when moving around the city.