Traditional berber architecture in Skoura and its region
A Kasbah in general is a fortified complex, built with local materials and perfectly adapted to the hard weather of sahara desert. These are majestic red or ocher earth, which looks like earthen castles, generally isolated but located in height, often with 4 towers to watch the valleys below. The upper parts of the kasbah are decorated Berber-inspired geometric patterns found both on jewelry and carpets and on tattoos worn by women, all these symbols often has a meaning in the local language.
The Ksars, Marabout and Zaouia translate the genius of exploiting the natural elements, in particular the earth, adapting it to the climate and the local way of life. An architecture with elegant and varied construction techniques. While exploring these creations ,it takes you on the traces of different ancient civilizations and you will feel all the cultural and natural background where they were born before you do.