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The Most Beautiful Earthen Village: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
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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.

Place/country: Morocco,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:45
Publisher/producer: NHK,
Published in: 1987

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