Ouarzazate was founded in 1928, this Oasis use to be a military base during the French protectorate and a meeting point for the caravans coming from the rest of Africa before heading to Marrakech. There is not much to do in this city just enjoy the silence because that’s what the word Ouarzazate means in Berber.
The most beautiful places around Ouarzazate are a huge number of Kasbahs and Ksours, Valleys, Oases, gorges, palm groves and rivers. The city's main tourist attraction is Taourirt Kasbah the old palace of the Pasha Glaoui one of the most beautiful in the south. The city is a paradise for the filmmakers and wild landscapes lovers coming from all over the world. The economic section of the city is based on cinema industry and tourism that creates an important number of Jobs for the locals and inhabitants of the neighboring regions.