‘Gladiator’ turns 20: many of the most famous scenes were filmed in Morocco’s Ait Benhaddou; Emma Day; The National

As the Russell Crowe epic marks two decades since it first hit cinemas, we look back at how Ait Benhaddou formed the backdrop to some of the movie’s most famous scenes

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Morocco fortress village hopes to draw ‘Game of Thrones’ fans; AFP

Millions worldwide may have seen the desert fortress in the hit fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, but fewer know they can visit the Moroccan village of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

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Prestige Travels: Morocco, A Journey Through North Africa’s Maghrebe; Prestige

Prestige’s journey through Morocco took them from the souks of Marrakech to the High Atlas Mountains, and to the desert landscapes of Skoura.

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The complete guide to exploring the Atlas Mountains; World Travel Guide

The Atlas Mountains are vast and full of natural wonders. In this guide, World Travel Guide explores the Atlas Mountains, what you can expect, what to pack, when to go and key sights in Anti-Atlas, High Atlas and Middle Atlas sub-ranges.

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Lawrence of Arabia on my mind in Morocco; Margie Moran-Floirendo; Inquirer Lifestyle

Morocco on many people’s mind is Lawrence of Arabia, a man with a mission as he rode his camel defiantly through the endless golden sand dunes of the vast Sahara—a hero with a purpose as only Peter O’Toole could bring to life.

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Sahara Desert Tour: How to Plan The Trip of Lifetime; Nellie Huang; Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

A Sahara desert tour is an adventure and the trip of a lifetime. I’m sharing my experience and tips on how to plan the perfect Morocco desert trip.

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One of the most famous places in the world is a tiny desert town in Morocco where everything from ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Gladiator’ was filmed; Harrison Jacobs; Business Insider

Located in a desert landscape, Aït Benhaddou is a filming location for epic movies like “The Mummy,” “Gladiator,” “Alexander,” and “Prince of Persia.”

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Ait-Ben-Haddou Day Trip from Marrakech; Jennifer Dombrowski; Luxe Adventure Traveler

Morocco – Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

Visit Ait-Ben-Haddou, one of Morocco’s best preserved ksars and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this Ait-Ben-Haddou day trip from Marrakech.

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Film geeks will adore Morocco; Linda Barnard; The Star

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