Photos of the Berber Kasbah Taourirt in Ouarzazate

Photos of the spectacular Berber mud Kasbah Taourirt in Ouarzazate, Morroco. Known as the door to the desert Kasbah Taourirt is situated at the southern end of the Draa Valley an old camel train Atlas crossing routes from Marrakesh to Mali. The kasbah's was the home of T'hami El Glaoui who used a Krupps field gun to take control of the trading route and amass a fortune from tolls for using the Draa pass.
 

Photos of the Spectacular Kasbah Taourirt, Ouarzazate, Morocco


Exterior of the mud brick Kasbah of Taourirt, Ouarzazate, Morocco, built by Pasha Glaoui. A Unesco World Heritage Site (Paul Williams/Photographer Paul Williams) Exterior of the mud brick Kasbah of Taourirt, Ouarzazate, Morocco, built by Pasha Glaoui. A Unesco World Heritage Site (Paul Williams/Photographer Paul Williams) Exterior of the mud brick Kasbah of Taourirt, Ouarzazate, Morocco, built by Pasha Glaoui. A Unesco World Heritage Site (Paul Williams/Photographer Paul Williams)