Ouarzazatte is most visited and most attractive city in Morocco.
Ouarzazatte is nicknamed The door of the desert, at an elevation of 1,160 metres the middle of the High Atlas Mountains.
The town is chiefly inhabited by Berber-speakers, who constructed many of the prominent kasbahs and buildings for which the area is known. Ouarzazate is an important holiday destination in Morocco, as a base for excursions across the Draa Valley and into the desert. The fortified village - ksar of Ait Benhaddou west of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Ouarzazate area is a noted film-making location, with Morocco's biggest studios inviting many international companies to work here.
Films from Ouarzazatte area :
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Living Daylights (1987)
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
The Mummy (1999)
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) were shot here, as was part of the TV series Game of Thrones.