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Ouarzazate Travel Guide: 149 reviews and 468 photos

busy regional crossroads town with lots happening

A laidback yet busy town along the major access roads to Zagora and the Draa Valley in the south, the Tafilalt in the east, marrakech in the north and Taroudannt in the west providing services of a provincial town for a large area and also now busy as a town servicing the needs of the film industry with yet another film studio opened.

town with history- Glaouis were here also

The Glaouis were also here, as was their headquarters nearby at Telouet, being central to their access routes to the areas they maintained control and power over and here is still Palace Taouorirt which is able to be visited but does provide a major landmark as you go through town.

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  • Pros:interesting town with a buzzy sort of atmosphere but laid back, good patisserie and services available for the tourist traveller,
  • Last visit to Ouarzazate: Jun 2012
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2010 at 12:47 PM

    An excellent page Angela!

  • nicolaitan's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2010 at 5:24 AM

    most interesting, especially with your great pictures. see email.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2009 at 8:17 AM

    I absolutly want to visit the beautiful kasbahs some day! And the Habouss sounds to be a great place to return to!

  • janiebaxter's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2009 at 1:28 AM

    Great tips - I love all the Kasbah's!

  • Herwig1961's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2009 at 5:39 AM

    Great tips and wonderful fotos!!!Thanks!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2009 at 12:25 PM

    I have often been to Morocco but the only time we were driving to Ouarzazate, there was such a terrible sand wind that we gave up! Thanks for the virtual visit ! Fortunately, I was to Telouet, an outstanding site !

  • Jan 23, 2009 at 6:31 AM

    I love this picture: Taourirt kasbah with getaway sardine car

  • khattabi_eg's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2009 at 11:39 AM

    I will have to get my Ouarzazat page done too sometime. I also thought Ouarzazat was laidback too, even small taxi drivers weren't in a rush! I will get to re-read all your Ouarzazat tips again sometime.

  • Luchonda's Profile Photo
    Dec 26, 2008 at 7:38 AM

    A must to see in Morocco - thx for sharing and a happy New Year Greetz from Belgium

  • Jun 27, 2008 at 11:00 AM

    Hi, you have lovely photos to see interesting places here, what an interesting country!

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