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Travel Guide Ouarzazate

travel guide ouarzazate
  • Morocco
  • Ouarzazate
  • 230 km²
  • 40000-40170
  • 30,9189
  • -6,8934
  • Dirham
  • AR/BER
  • 98 978
  • Get a city guide to not miss anything! Ouarzazate is Very interesting, with thousands of narrow streets with colorful shops, and the people are so friendly and very helpful.


Travel Guide to Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate is located at the intersection of the Dades and Draa Valley. This is now one of the most famous tourist sites in Morocco. The city is a favorite stop for tourists on their way to the Sahara Desert. Most of them store their supplies for their journey to the desert.

sport Ouarzazate

Sports Played in Ouarzazate

In Ourzazate there is the possibility to rent mountain bikes and quads, or participate in marathons Ouarzazate

Ourzazate Culture and History

History & Culture

Ouarzazate, where different cultures and crafts merge, is the starting point of the oasis route. The city was founded in 1982 as a military residence and became later the administrative center of the Draa region.

Upon leaving the town, on the way to Er Rachidia, the kasbah of Taouirirt attracts the attention of the traveler, who is astonished at so much beauty. This monument is so well known as some scenes from movies were filmed here. With the ultimate award of the fact that UNESCO has added this kasbah to the world heritage of mankind. Another attraction, which is much more recent, is the film studios. Since the 1960s, more and more filmmakers came to Ouarzazate to use the many natural sceneries and the quality of light in famous movies.