Kasbah des Caids

Top choice historic building in Tamnougalt

The maze of rooms at Tamnougalt ksar (fortified village) leads through a sizeable mellah (Jewish quarter), dips underground with strategically placed skylights and candle nooks, and emerges into sunny courtyard stables lined with horseshoe arches. See if you can distinguish between the Arab, Andalusian and Berber Jewish motifs that blend so seamlessly here – or at least recognise scenes shot here from Oscar-winning movies Babel and The English Patient. Purchase tickets at Chez Yacob.

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