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A short drive from Marrakech, there is an impressive fortified kasbah, called Ait Benhaddou. This is where Maximus, played by Russell Crowe, is taken as a slave to train as a gladiator. Numerous scenes of slavery and desert travel were shot in this spectacular location. 

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Gladiator (Ait Benhaddou)

A short drive from Marrakech, there is an impressive fortified kasbah, called Ait Benhaddou. This is where Maximus, played by Russell Crowe, is taken as a slave to train as a gladiator. Numerous scenes of slavery and desert travel were shot in this spectacular location.