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Chellah

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Admission is a bit too pricey for what you are really getting here. Our driver dropped us off for a tour, but to be honest we really did not even know where we were or what we were seeing for the first bit. The welcome...More

Thank rdubbs08
Reviewed 2 days ago

Expensive entry fee. Guide pushy. All signs in French only. Despite all this the ruins are very interesting and make for good photo opportunities. The high outer wall belies the treasures within. One can walk over some of the ruins - which is not ideal...More

Thank GeilaWills
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an enjoyable visit to this necropolis and gardens filled with Roman and Chaldean (pre Roman) ruins. Our friend noted that their price had gone up 700% or something and now is 100 Dir to enter. She was very unhappy about this. Tombs of...More

Thank travelforfun90
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mostly ruins and trees. Also we saw LOTS of storks - and cats. Nothing that really has to be seen but nice to spend an hour or two.

Thank deLord7000
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enter another world as you explore these ruins from the days of Roman occupation. The ruins have been stabilised and the gardens maintained to make the area attractive and interesting to vidit

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago

First settled this place Fenician people, after 40 AD Sala Colonia start development of town. Nice walking through gardens and ruins.

Thank milankov
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place as it was highly recommended. The entrance fee of MAB70 was recently increased for tourists but the place is worth the fee. The place is well-preserved and catalogued. The ruins are lovely. The place is clean. And the personnel are courteous and...More

Thank Dr_Bingcarlos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stroll through in some shade. There are open areas around the ruins, but you will still have plenty of shade. There are some stairs and uneven surfaces, but nothing too extreme. I saw a man with a cane navigating...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Phoenicians established a trading emporium at the site and called it Sala. "The Romans later built their own city, Sala Colonia, very near the same site. Sala continued to exist as a town of the Christianized Berbers, but was mostly in ruins when the...More

Thank denisf255
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the view outside of the walls, the storms and the entrance to the shaded paths, the gardens, the tombs and the Roman ruins this is a superb place to visit. There are not many visitors and there is plenty of time and space to...More

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nurins50
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Eamon131 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a parking area in front of the entrance. It is mainly used by tourist coaches but they don't fill the area.
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bovna p
November 19, 2015|
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Response from imdarkside | Reviewed this property |
You dont necessarily need a tour guide. The town is easy to get around simply by walking to most of the spots. In the kasba you will find some "tour guides" that will show you around. They expect a tip so be clear up... More
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