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A fascinating place

The fact that it dates to 7th century BC and is still standing makes it worth visiting. There is a lot here to impress and it is worth the time you spend there.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
michael p
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that it dates to 7th century BC and is still standing makes it worth visiting. There is a lot here to impress and it is worth the time you spend there.

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Alexandria, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically this is a fort with lots of ruins and gardens to explore. There are some great views and you can more or less every bit of the ruins. Admissions was only 10MAD per person and totally worth it. Be warned that there is a rather steep hill you have to go down and back up. When we are there,... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit, surprisingly big and well kept. It is pleasant to walk around even on a hot day as most of it is in shade.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a tour of Chellah- ancient ruins that had been hidden underground. It is just amazing at the size and condition of this once city. You can walk around and see all the different areas and see some of the hand work that they did on columns and buildings. It was nice to walk around and just marvel at it... More 

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Gambier, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend visiting the Chellah if you're in Rabat. Unlike in a lot of Europe, you can get up-close and personal with the ruins, and have access to most of the grounds. It was peaceful and breathtaking. There are many signs to educate you on what you're looking at, but fair warning they are all in French and... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place with so much mixed Arab and Roman history. Situated on higher ground overlooking the river estuary to the south of the city, quiet and peaceful. Watch out for the storks !!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location with landscaped gardens + a few roman and other ruins and heaps of stork nests. Very scenic and photogenic....relaxing. We also enjoyed the Hassan 2 memorial and the kasbah.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to visit. The gardens are pretty. The old Roman ruins are a site to see. There are storks in nests all over the property. While we visited there were some young storks in the nest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rabat is typically not your main destination if you're going to Morocco and no doubt other cities have much more history. Nonetheless if you are in Rabat then its worthwhile to go to the Chellah, and see the remains of the Roman buildings and other architecture.

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Littleborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a must see site for anybody visiting Rabat. It has relics of Phoenician, Roman and Islamic occupation of the site. The signage is patchy, so a good guide book is a necessary companion when visiting.

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