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'''Taroudannt''' is a market town in Southern Morocco about 45 miles inland from [[Agadir]].
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'''Taroudant''' is a city about 100km East of [[Agadir]] in [[Morocco]].
[[Image:Taroudannt_sign.jpg|thumb|left|300px|Road sign]]
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Also see [http://homepage.ntlworld.com/teresa.benison/ray.htm Poem written in Taroudannt "Call to Prayer"]
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==Get in==
  
==Wildlife==
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===By bus===
A colony of white storks lives in a group of trees near the eastern gate of the town.
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[[Image:Taroudannt storks.JPG|thumb|right|450px|Roosting storks]]
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There are a few (3?) buses a day from [[Agadir]] to Taroudant (Note: buses from [[Marrakech]] advertised to be going to El Jadida goto Agadir really, you will need to change there). The bus may drop you off quite a way from the town centre, so be prepared to walk or use a petite taxi.
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==Get around==
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Taroudant is a medium sized town. Petite taxis are available, as usual, to get you around. It takes about an hour to walk across the whole of the town centre.
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==See==
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*advise against the Tannery (you'll see one eventually, whether you want to or not ;P)
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*Mainly residential Madina, small market district near town centre, heavily rubbish strewn. Take care of motorbikes.
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==Do==
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==Buy==
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==Eat==
  
There are also many pigeons, some of which nest in the square holes in the town walls. These holes were made deliberately in order to encourage nesting and thereby provide the town with a source of food in times of siege. Shooting pigeons is a popular sport, with the shooting season ending in mid-August.
 
[[Image:Taroudannt gun law.jpg|thumb|400px|Taroudannt gun law]]
 
[[Image:Pigeons in Taroudannt wall.JPG|thumb|300px|Taroudannt pigeons]]
 
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
Orange juice from street vendors.
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[[Image:Orange stalls in Taroudannt.JPG|thumb|left|450px|Orange stalls]]
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==Sleep==
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There is a cheap hostel on the South(?) side of the main square in the town centre (I'll add the name later!). With a restaurant in front of it.
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Revision as of 04:58, 15 March 2006

Taroudant is a city about 100km East of Agadir in Morocco.

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Get in

By bus

There are a few (3?) buses a day from Agadir to Taroudant (Note: buses from Marrakech advertised to be going to El Jadida goto Agadir really, you will need to change there). The bus may drop you off quite a way from the town centre, so be prepared to walk or use a petite taxi.

Get around

Taroudant is a medium sized town. Petite taxis are available, as usual, to get you around. It takes about an hour to walk across the whole of the town centre.

See

  • advise against the Tannery (you'll see one eventually, whether you want to or not ;P)
  • Mainly residential Madina, small market district near town centre, heavily rubbish strewn. Take care of motorbikes.

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

There is a cheap hostel on the South(?) side of the main square in the town centre (I'll add the name later!). With a restaurant in front of it.

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