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Volubilis

Moulay Idriss Zerhoun | 30 km 30 north of Meknes, Morocco
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The Roman ruins contain a victory arch, impressive basilica and spectacular mosaics.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“mosaic floors” (40 reviews)
“roman ruins” (129 reviews)
“local guide” (29 reviews)
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Moulay Idriss Zerhoun | 30 km 30 north of Meknes, Morocco
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"mosaic floors"
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"roman ruins"
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"local guide"
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"guide book"
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"couple of hours"
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"walk around"
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"a unesco world heritage site"
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"grand taxi"
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"day trip"
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"beautiful mosaics"
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"triumphal arch"
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"guided tour"
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"great roman"
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"olive press"
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"two hours"
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"olive groves"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were surprised at the ease to visit these ruins, and how available they are to wander over and through. The guides were excellent and skilled at interpreting the special interests of our small but diverse group. The quality of the remaining mosaics is incredible....More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my favorite places that I visited while in Morocco. It was like walking back through time as we strolled along the old paths and avenues. It was an amazing glimpse into what it would have been like during the height of...More

Thank BRDman7
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide was so knowledgeable and said every tour is like the first time. He has a great sense of humour and speaks many languages. The ruins are amazing history and being able to compare to sites ive seen in italy such as pompeii and...More

Thank Katrina K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to have such an amazing guide when we were in the area, he often made up for the LACK of things with his stories ... so much has been pilfered from this site (to distant museums or for later constructions). So...More

Thank Nunya-from-NS
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My interest in this World Heritage site was not as classical scholar but as an economist. How did the Romans build and sustain this large garrison? The answer was olive oil. According to signage at the site, 58 olive presses have been identified. The wealth...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Others state you can do this site in a couple hours. While true, we spent all day here and could still go back for more! While we respected the roped off areas and stayed on the paths, there is just so much here to see...More

Thank MrBBHead
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was well maintained and not crowded. We hired a guide who speaks good English and very patient with us since we stopped very frequently for taking pictures. He actually took lots of picture of us and pointed us some amazing spots for the pictures....More

Thank loveTravel_987
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went here on a sunny day and enjoyed the full 2 hours we spent wandering around the ruins. at each main site was an information board with details explaining the use of the ruin. the site is pretty level once you climb the small access...More

Thank iberia9
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Volubilis on our day trip from Fes. The drive from Fes to Volubilis was breathtaking and frankly a very much appreciated exit from the complicated medina in Fes. The entrance fee was 10MAD. While there are some information boards (in Arabic, French and...More

Thank lxsxl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Volubilis is well maintained and for the entrance fee of 10Dirhams, it was well worth it. We did not have much interest in the history but it is rich with history detailed in the mosaics and the story telling. What caught our attention was the...More

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miadud
October 7, 2016|
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Response from craigr22 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay in replying as I do not spend too much time with TA. Also, we had a rental car so I don't know. Sorry.
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Rachel N
December 30, 2015|
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Response from craigr22 | Reviewed this property |
It depends: if you are into archeology, then at least 4-5 hours there. If not, 2.5 hours there
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