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Taroudant, Morocco

From series “The Last City-Fortresses Survived to This Day”
Taroudant city is situated in the southern part of Morocco. The town is known as the "Grandmother of Marrakesh" because it looks like a small Marrakesh. The main peculiarity of the town is the powerful walls, that were saved from the Medieval times. The first town was established there more than a thousand years ago. Taroudant flourished in 16th-17th centuries. As earlier, today the town is the trade center. There you can buy rare Moroccan spices, handicraft products, awesome fabrics, jewelry and even clothes and shoes from locals.

Taroudant, Morocco However, tourists visit this town not only for shopping but also to adore with its historical landmarks. The fortress walls are 7 meters high and 5 thousand meters long. These walls hide a fabulous town with a number of old buildings, long alleys, orange and olive gardens.

It is a real oasis among all Moroccan deserts. Taroudant holds the leading positions in the country. There was work out a large number of excursions. Tourists can see the most outstanding palace complexes or even walk in the large citrus gardens in Sous-River valley. If you want to buy the unusual and memorable souvenirs, you have to visit the local jewelry shops. Jewelers make there their items right in the shop. That’s why if you are looking for something unique, you can make an order in such shop. Also, Taroudant is a good place where you can buy a quality carpet. Next - Brugge

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Car rental office: 'La Colombe d'Or' is located in 0.66 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Station OiLibya' in 0.62 km
Supermarket: 'Epicerie Elwaltiti' in 0.84 km
Parking: 'Parking du Lycée' in 0.6 km
Apotheek: 'Pharmacie Al Massjid' in 0.6 km
Police station: '4éme annexe administrative' in 0.5 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Hôtel Roudane' in 0 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Al Massira Airport AGA - in 54 km
 »  Essaouira Airport ESU - in 127 km
 »  Menara Airport RAK - in 148 km
 »  Sidi Ifni Airport SII - in 176 km
 »  Ouarzazate Airport OZZ - in 195 km
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Best hotels near Taroudant

Dar Tourkia

Located in 0 km from Taroudant
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Rooms: 12
Each room includes a private bathroom with a shower. A continental breakfast is served daily, and you can enjoy local specialities at the on-site … More: photo, rates and booking
Villa Jacaranda

Located in 1 km from Taroudant
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Rooms: 2
The modern villa features a living room with sofas, flat-screen TV and fireplace. It also includes a private bathroom with shower. Guests can prepare … More: photo, rates and booking
Le Jardin Des Epices

Located in 3 km from Taroudant
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Rooms: 5
The air-conditioned guest rooms at Le Jardin des Epices are traditionally decorated and open onto a small private garden. They include an LCD TV with … More: photo, rates and booking
Dar Alawan

Located in 4 km from Taroudant
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Rooms: 4
The air-conditioned guest rooms are contemporary and include traditional Moroccan furnishings. Each room features direct access onto the patio. All … More: photo, rates and booking

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