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Kasbah Amridil

Ouled Yaacoub, Skoura 45502, Morocco
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Private Tour: 3-Day Desert Tour from Fez to Marrakech
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Kasbah Amridil is a castle or a fortress of the 17th century, the family owner is Arabic, original from Saudi Arabia, the picture of the kasbah Amridil is on the bank-notes of 50 Dirhams, and it's the kasbah where the famous movies " Ali Baba and the 40 thieves " & " Lawrence of Arabia " were filmed.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“dirham note” (5 reviews)
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Ouled Yaacoub, Skoura 45502, Morocco
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Reviewed yesterday

Experience traditional Morocco as only a Moroccan family would demonstrate. Ideal travel treat to see a kasbah and how families live. Make sure to hire a guide.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fascinating place of the kasbah on a old, dry river. Completly restorated by a Moroccanian Family in classical style with all parts of a historical Kasbah: rooms for working, living, praying, staples and a garden in the centre. Very good Explanation of the history...More

1  Thank Roland K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want see something historical, its far more better then others Kasbah. Its natural, not made for tourists

Thank DarkMike77
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This place was fascinating to visit. The family have been trying to restore it on their own and do charge a small sum to visit. Off the tourist route.... or at least very few visitors when we were there!

Thank Meg44AixenProvence
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Worth taking a guide (Dh 70) so that you can understand the history and role of the different rooms (4 rooms for wives, many rooms for Imam, etc.). Interesting display of cooking implements and clever wooden door locks. The kasbah has been restored but the...More

1  Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A last minute decision to visit this Moroccan Kasbah that features on the 50 Dihram note, apparently. Visited it on way back to Marrakech having spent the night nearby at L'Ma Lodge in Skoura on the owner's recommendation. Nicely restored Kasbah, and very impressive. Lovely...More

Thank angusandcollette
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had a stop for about 30 to 40 mins to have a look around this Kasbah. Very interesting. And the guide was very knowledgable on the history. The artefacts were really fascinating. Finished off with mint tea. Recommended.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This kasbah near the small town of Skoura in the Saharan Desert was the best that I visited while in Morocco. Unlike many other kasbahs on the typical tourist route across this stretch of the desert, such as at Ait Benhaddou and at Ouarzazate, Amridil...More

1  Thank RomaZachary
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This well preserved Kasbah is worth visiting. Take a guide: he will tell you lots of interesting things about the Kasbah and the live in the Kasbah. From the towers, you have a great view of the Palmerie of Skoura

Thank Rik D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Our Peregrine tour stopped at this amazing kasbah. Very impressive from a distance, and not to be missed. Our guide was excellent and told us about the kasbah architecture. The family are committed to looking after this beautiful kasbah. Hint: take your time, suitable footwear,...More

Thank Janr20
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