The incredible village of Aït Benhaddou is located on the old caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh in the present day country of Morocco. Experience this striking example of southern Moroccan architecture and be amazed by the houses crowded together within the defensive walls of the city. This ksar, or fortified city, has served as the background for film and TV such as Gladiator and Game of Thrones. Discover the magic for yourself.
This week’s #g1photofriday was uploaded by user Dan Shay using the hashtag #gate1travel. This beautiful view was captured in Aït Benhaddou, Morocco. Be sure to tag your photos on social media with #gate1travel or #g1photofriday to be featured. Check out Gate 1 Travel’s Morocco trips here!