"The five towns of the M'zab" Wilaya de Ghardaia by sachara
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In the valley, the M'Zab, live the Mozabites.
In the 11th century this islamic sect of Berber people leave the mainstream and went their own way. They built 5 ksour, fortified cities at top of high pinnacles dominating the Mzab Valley. These settlements are prefectly adapted to the environment.
Ghardaïa is the largest of the five towns in the M'Zab. The other towns are Melika, Beni Isguen, Bou Noura and El Ateuf.
In the palmeraie of Ghardaïa you see a lot of green. The inhabitants have a lot of different kinds of fruit trees,... more travel advice
It's nice to walk around in the town of Bou Noura. Especially the area round the mosque is very peaceful and quiet. I... more travel advice
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