Kasbahs and Ksour in Morocco

Historically the kasbahs in Morocco belong to the Berber people of the south, follow the art of adobe architecture according to traditional methods with an original and millenary habitat: the kasbahs and the ksour. The medinas in Morocco are the urban version of the ksour, and are organized within walls, that is, protected by a fortification. We offer Morocco holiday packages with affordable luxury desert camps and private tours in the best places to visit in Morocco. Let’s explore the whole country with our team of travel experts.

The best-known Moroccan kasbahs are kasbah Telouet, kasbah Taourirt, kasbah du Toubkal, kasbah Bab Ourika, kasbah Tangier, kasbah Marrakech, kasbah Tamadot, kasbah Agadir, kasbah Amtoudi, kasbah Xaluxa Maadid, kasbah Boulaouane, kasbah Mehdia, kasbah Imlil, kasbah of the Udayas, ksar Ait Benhaddou, kasbah Ait Ben Moro, kasbah Tifoultoute, kasbah Chefchaouen, kasbah Oujda, kasbah Tadla, Kasbah Titrit, kasbah Beni Mellal, Kasbah Ellouze, and Kasbah Oulad Othmane.

What is a kasbah?

Kasbahs represents an identity landmark and an authentic structural product. The Berber kasbah Morocco designate fabulous mud buildings that characterize the whole area of the South East of Morocco: Drâa Valley, Tafilalet, Dadès Valley, and the Todra Valley.

What is a ksar?

Villages protected by ramparts with a single entrance door form a ksar (plural: ksour). Originally, ksour were built by nomad families who settled down. These fortified villages are made up of houses, mosques, and communal granaries.

Are you planning your next holidays in Morocco? Then don’t forget to include us and book your trip to Morocco with us. You can also check out our day trips from Marrakech, an unforgettable tour from Marrakech to Fes, or a desert trip from Marrakech and explore this beautiful part of the world. On this page, we list the most famous kasbahs and ksour in Morocco.

Best kasbahs in Morocco

Best ksour in Morocco

Open chat
Hello, I'm Omar, and I'm here to help you book your trip to Morocco. How can I help?