Historic Site in Taroudannt


The 7.5km of ramparts surrounding Taroudannt are among the best-preserved pisé walls in Morocco. Their colour changes from golden brown to deepest red depending on the time of day. They can easily be explored on foo…
Notable Building in Taroudannt

Bab el-Kasbah

Built in the 16th and 17th centuries, a string of mighty defensive towers create the gates of the city. Considered the main gate, the triple-arched Bab el-Kasbah (also known as Bab Essalsla) is approached via an ave…
Area in Taroudannt


The old kasbah quarter, originally a fortress built by Moulay Ismail, is today a poor but safe residential area, where winding lanes and low archways lead to tiny squares and dead ends. The governor’s palace, on the…
Square in Taroudannt

Place al-Alaouyine

During Moroccan holidays, Pl al-Alaouyine is like Marrakesh's Djemaa el-Fna in miniature, with storytellers, snake charmers, escapologists and performers working the crowds.
Notable Building in Taroudannt

Bab Sedra

Bab Sedra (cyclists and pedestrians only) leads to the kasbah.
Mosque in Taroudannt

Grand Mosquée

The towering minarets of Taroudannt's Grand Mosquée are a convenient landmark when negotiating the narrow lanes of the medina.