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Ouarzazate is a calm city located in South-Central Morocco and a popular tourist destination. The city is nicknamed the “Gate to Sahara” and to the south the desert starts.
It is the base of many tourist exercusions across the Draa valley and into the desert.
The famous fortified village (ksar) Ait Ben Haddou is located about 35 km from the city. Ait Ben Haddou is a UNESCO world heritage site and many famous Hollywood films have been shot here, such as “Gladiator”, “Jesus of Nazareth”, “Lawrence of Arabia”, “Asterix”, episodes of “Games of Thrones” among many others.
Ouarzazate is a big film-making location with Atlas Film Studio being one of the biggest film studios in the world.