Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou

fortified village along a former caravan route turned into film set (Game of Thrones)

Location: 

Aït Ben Haddou, Morocco

Duration: 

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Ait Ben Haddou: old ighrem (fortified village) along the former caravan route
  2. Movie Scenes: starring as a historic stage for over 20 major film sets since 50 years
  3. Game of Thrones film set: this city is a must visit for all fans of the epic TV series
  4. Tourists: one of the busiest places outside of Marrakesh with endless Souvenir shops
  5. UNESCO: striking example of defensive architecture in southern Morocco

Image sources

  1. View from the top hill
  2. Trying a traditional Berber coat
  3. Souvenir Sales Guy with a camera
  4. Ait Ben Haddou from the river
  5. Inside of an old house

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