Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

Ait-Ben-Haddou is a “fortified city” (or ksar) along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco (in North Africa). Ait-Ben-Haddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Various films have been shot on this location over the years including the 1985 film Jewel of the Nile, 1987 film The Living Daylights, the 1999 film The Mummy, the 2005 film Kingdom of Heaven and the 2000 film Gladiator. Today most of the population in the region live in a modern village near the site. 10 families still live inside the ksar. This photo of Ait-Ben-Haddou has been selected as the Daily Cool Photo on Running Wolf’s Rant for the 29th of July 2011.

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