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Taroudant Historic Sight

The city walls of Taroudant date from the 16th century and are unique in their completeness and for the fact that the new city has not yet encroached upon them, making the 7½ km (4½ miles) of walls easily visible and approachable. There are five main entry points into the city (from the northwest, going clockwise): Bab el Kasbah, Bab Zorgan, Bab Targhount, Bab Ouled Bounouna, and Bab el Khemis. The one place to climb upstairs onto the ramparts for a view across the town is at Bab el Kasbah.  The best way to see the ramparts is at sunset in a calèche (horse and trap) as the setting sun casts a golden glow over the walls.

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Taroudant, Souss-Massa  Morocco

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