The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together within the defensive walls, which are reinforced by corner towers. Ait-Ben-Haddou, in Ouarzazate province, is a striking example of the architecture of southern Morocco.

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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

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DATA

Region
Arab States
Country
Morocco 
Category
Cultural
Name
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Selection Criteria (?)
(iv)(v)
Year of Registered
1987
Keyword
Registered in 1987