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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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a very good place to visit!

I really liked the fact that there was some ruins from the roman times, and other very artistic and full of good energy. the place is really worth a visit and there is a lot to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Rabat, Morocco
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Rabat, Morocco
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I really liked the fact that there was some ruins from the roman times, and other very artistic and full of good energy. the place is really worth a visit and there is a lot to watch and see and feel.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens in the remains of three civilizations. Chellah is a great place to go for families and singles alike. An amalgam of Roman and Islamic history, Chellah is also a well maintained garden. This is a great place to pack a picnic lunch and relax/wander. Multilingual guides are frequently on site and the entrance price is very cheap.

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Navarre, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I love the dragon tree and the stork nest. The ruins are nestled with small gardens throughout and has a nice view at the end

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Heaven for photographers. But you really need to have a tour guide or someone who knows the place to appreciate this place.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This area is central for many sites. Avoid the offers for a tour unless you agree up front on price. That person is not just three wanting to show you something. The

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New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you come with a guide you'll appreciate the long history here. Walking though you can see both Roman ruin and more recent (but still 700 year old) Moroccan ruins. Nice stop when passing through Rabat.

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Van Anda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is a site that you can do on your own or negotiate for a tour. Be firm with the guide for an agreeable price upfront. It is beneficial if you know a bit about the history and question the guide to see if he knows some history and able to tell you in English. Otherwise, the first time we... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife and I and two fellow travelers spent over two hours in the Chellah with a local guide as part of a half-day tour of Rabat. I could easily have spent more time there. The ruins of the Roman city, Sala Colonia, are fascinating as are 13th and 14th century A.D. ruins and necropolis of the Merenid Muslims. The... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Experience lush beautiful gardens, colonies of storks, an eel pond (go all the way down the hill to the right, past the tombs), Roman ruins and an ancient crumbling mosque.

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Vicenza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Interesting site, but be wary about the tour guides lurking just beyond the entrance. They will come at you as just a friendly person and take you on a tour. At the end they will announce their price (abt $8 pp). Just be careful and expect it... Also expect to tip the imam who cares for the eels and kitty... More 

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Address: Rabat, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region  >  Rabat

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