Videos tagged with "old town"
Ait Benhaddou - Great Attractions (Morocco) [00:58]
Take a tour of Ait Benhaddou in Morocco -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. The fortified city in the old section of Ait Benhaddou is a Moroccan wonder. The worn red buildings give a glimpse into ancient life in Morocco's deserts. The kasbahs of the old town are sparsely inhabited, leaving it mostly open for visitors. Unfortunately, its position in the terrain leaves it vulnerable to flooding during each heavy rain. The ancient city is just a short walk through a shallow stream from the modern section of Ait Benhaddou. Walking the silent, sun-baked streets of this archaic, walled city is an unforgettable experience.
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Global Treasures Meknes Morocco [01:26]
GTR-DVD-1122 - Meknes is the monumental city of the four kings´ towns of Morocco whose impressive gates and powerful walls surround the old town of Medina. The 20 kilometre long town wall is one the oldest relicts of the former sovereign of the Alaouits, Sultan Moulay Ismaíl, who was prone to larger-than-life ideals. Also, the great silo of the Heri and Dar El-Ma's building dates back to this time, the end of the 17th century. It was designed to guarantee an adequate supply of food for the ...
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