Taroudannt is a small historic city located in the Sous valley in southern Morocco, about 150km southwest of Marrakech and 70km east of Agadir. The historic core of Taroudannt is entirely surroundded by very well preserved city walls which is 6km long. Along the walls there are several gates which give access to the historic core. Taroudannt lacks big sights, but is a pleasant and nice city with old architecture, which can be used as a basis from which to exlore the surroundings. Taroudannt was the basis of the Almoravids in 1056 and became the capital of the Saadians in the 16th century.
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