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Chellah

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We spent about an hour walking around the area and the old Roman ruins; and we were fascinated by the storks that were overhead more than the ruins----which were nice. To be fair, the ruins are probably fascinating to students of such things, but to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cisco289
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pricy for non Moroccans and plain boring Spare your self and visit the medina than this forgotten ruins

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NIKOLAOS D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Roman ruins here aren't as spectacular as Volubilis, but the site well worth a visit. The Islamic ruins are more spectacular. The mosaics are very fine. A beautiful park-like setting was built around the ruins during the French protectorate period in order to enhance...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NicolaSydney
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sadly I did not have much time to explore the Chellah site which comprises the substantial remaining walls and gardens. What I did see was fascinating as were the storks and their nests.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing. The Roman ruins were impressive. We were there in the winter when the storks were nesting on the tops of the ruins. The cats who lived there also were cute. I would highly recommend visiting here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank wsjuergen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of a day tour in Rabat. The entire tour was great, but this was by far the best surprise for me. Chellah is a beautiful example of an old ruined casbah. The outside appears like an ancient Moroccan fortress with massive entryways....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kirkland77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Should mainly go visit for the outside walls, which are glooming red at sunset. There is a colony of stalks in and out of the compound which is pretty awesome. The ruins are ok, but wouldn’t recommend them in particular.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brussels_Judging
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10 minuits in the Taxi from the centre this Roman Site is worth a visit it's situated Just outside the Town centre brings you into another World It must be seen !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank philvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For lovers of gardens and ruins, legends and cats,it's a promenade you can't miss if you visit Rabat

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EnedinaS1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A walled citadel containing Phoenician,Roman,Berber and Arab ruins.A ruined Merinid mosque is especially beautiful.The storks now have it all to themselves!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marianne R
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Response from franventure | Reviewed this property |
Yes. At the entrance to the Hassan Towers and Chellh they have parking spaces.
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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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