Ouarzazate: The Small Beautiful Town of Morocco
With beautiful places to visit and explore and a small and quite area Ouarzazate is one of the most wonderful places in Morocco which every tourist must visit. The splendid atmosphere with the amazing Arabian forts will please the visitors and will make them fall for Morocco even more. This quite town is one of the largest cities situated in Sahara desert and will allow you to taste the Sahara beauty completely. So, let us know more about this place and the spots which you will get to see here
Geography of Ouarzazate
Ouarzazate is built along the street of Avenue Mohammad with an elevation of about 1.135 meters. This elevation makes this town even more soothing and pleasing with the amazing views one get to see. It was the main administrative center of Morocco during the French period which has led to immense growth of this town with only around 60,000 inhabitants.
Climate & Temperature in Ouarzazate
Ouarzazate is a comparatively hot city of Morocco with a plenty of sunshine on usual basis. This place has the typical desert atmosphere with a lot of sunshine during the day time and cool wind breeze at the night. The hottest months are June to September, January and December being the coolest.
Best Places to Visit in Ouarzazate
There are many beautiful places in Ouarzazate to see and to praise the Moroccan beauty. Some of the must visit places in Ouarzazate are
This beautiful Kasbah has been declared as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO and you will also realize the fact after seeing the wonderful architecture and beautiful monument of this place which fits perfect for a complete day visit. With a lot of stairs along with a big collection of your best photographs Ait Behnaddou will just make your day memorable filled with life-sharing experience. The tourist Kasbah, and the Cinema Museum are some nearby points which will further add on value to your trip. Apart from this the sunset view from this place is also priceless giving you a further opportunity of taking a lot of pictures.
The authenticity of the ancient Egyptian decoration is preserved in these great Atlas Studios with the set of lot of famous Egyptian movies like Mission Cleopatra, Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator and Alexandar and many more. Also you can enjoy trekking at Sahara desert during night in a soothing and adventurous environment.
Apart from Atlas, thus studio has also seen some of the great Egyptian stories and is really worth to visit. This studio has the Jerusalem set from “Kingdom of Heaven” which is really worth to watch and explore. Also you can go to Oasis de Fint near this studio and enjoy the Sahara beauty a little more.