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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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Interesting mix of Roman and Moorish

Chella is situated to the East of Rabat, just outside the walls. It is a long (15 - 20 minute) walk from the nearest tram stop, so you'll need your own transport or a taxi, or not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Chella is situated to the East of Rabat, just outside the walls. It is a long (15 - 20 minute) walk from the nearest tram stop, so you'll need your own transport or a taxi, or not mind walking. The entrance fee is about £1.50 depending on the exchange rate. There are plenty of information boards around the site, as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Nice gardens planted here. Ancient ruins of Romans and other peoples. This place is very photogenic. School groups, tourists, and others were crawling all over.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We loved this site. The gardens mixed with the ruins, mixed with the animals etc... made for a very pleasant visit. Site sits high with great views. There were numerous picture opportunities and this made some of our best Morocco picture backdrops. Cats? They are supposedly there for the eggs that are used in the fountain where the eels will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A really nice garden. Recommend for a walk but after the walk you have to go back on foot as is difficult to find a taxi, exept if you don't mind taking a grande taxi. Entrance fee: 10Dh

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Mold, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Ashort taxi ride from the town centre this is the original settlement dating from roman times. The is a ruined roman forum and a merenid necropolis contained in merenid defensive walls. The charm however is that they are now contained in extesive gardens so that it is like visiting a pleasant park. The magic comes from the 79 pairs of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Like attraction is nothing special, but for this city is one of the most important place. Definitely if u want visit Marco u must go there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I didn't expect this place to be so interesting. What with the Roman history and the Moorish influences it was so cool. We also had the storks nesting all over the place that really added to the overall atmosphere. You are able to wander all thru the ruins and when we went it was fairly empty of tourists. Wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is a fantastic place to visit if you are in Rabat! When you are in Rabat it is a very, very busy city where ever you go until you come here and it's like walking into another reality. It is so peaceful here and full of history. I know it's a bit of Roman mixed with Moroccan though details... More 

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have been to the Chellah many times before and I always find it refreshing and insightful. As you will read in the guides it is a Phoenician, Carthaginian, Roman, Islamic, and Christian site. Take you time - maybe even take a picnic. This sight is so chock full of history. It is best to read and study about the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Interesting to combine Roman and Moorish history in one place. The hit for our group, however, was the hundreds of nesting storks - on the turrets, minaret, chimneys, ruins. You couldn't take a bad photo.

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