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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Morocco
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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