Taourirt Kasbah, Ouarzazate

3.6
Architectural Building · Historic Site
Used as a setting for a variety of Hollywood films, Taourirt Kasbah features adobe clay buildings with a picturesque desert backdrop. The 19th-century fortress, built by the el Glaoui rulers, was restored under the patronage of UNESCO after years of decay and abandonment. Take a guided tour of the historic structure to explore its endless chambers and stairwells, discover the carvings and decor of the palace interior, and hear about the history of the village. Put Taourirt Kasbah at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ouarzazate holiday planner.
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  • Our tour group stopped for about an hour to tour this kasbah. We had a local tour guide who took us through restored areas of the old palace. Like all of the other kasbahs / palaces I have visited...  more »
  • This sight of historical interest is the former el Glaoui palace, now the Taourirt Kasbah and was along a major caravan route. Built in the 19th century, the palace has close to 300 rooms and within....  more »
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  • Beautiful scenery of the old city, a little museum of the main Kasbah (fortress). Inside the fortress you can see quite preserved building without any furniture and no descriptions are provided. Tour guides are available however no fixed price. Few shops with very persistent sellers. Good for a stop on the way and see the scenery and few rooftop views.
  • We just stopped here with our tour guide to take a break. Some cool shops around. I'd just advice not wondering off alone. A girl got chased by a van near here because she was off on her own. Safety in numbers
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