Facts and Data
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Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage: 3.03 ha
- Buffer zone: 16 ha
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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Medium airport - 8 mi (13 km) Zagora Airport
Small airport - 78 mi (126 km) Menara Airport
Medium airport - 79 mi (127 km) Moulay Ali Cherif Airport
Medium airport - 158 mi (255 km) Al Massira Airport
Medium airport - 159 mi (256 km) Safi Airport
Small airport - 163 mi (263 km) Mohammed V International Airport
Large airport - 166 mi (267 km) Anfa Airport
Small airport - 179 mi (289 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Sidi Rahhal
- Tidili Mesfioua
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- Ait Ali
- Ait Amer Ou Youssef
- Ait Arhoudoudou
- Ait Snag
- Ait Talb
- Igherm Amellal
- Irherm Tizi
- Oum Ar-Rammane
- Tirekt Tawraght
- Zawyat Ben Naji
- Zouiat Bou Naji