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A moment of peace

Chellah is a beautiful ruin, and what's so special about it is the freedom you have as a visitor to explore it! Surrounded by a wall, Chellah allows you a moment of peace from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chellah is a beautiful ruin, and what's so special about it is the freedom you have as a visitor to explore it! Surrounded by a wall, Chellah allows you a moment of peace from the bustling city. I can't remember - it's either free or very cheap to enter. And gorgeous!!

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Charlotte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My favorite tourist attraction in Rabat! This place is amazing, so many photo opportunities and such a cultural experience. Also there are storks and their nests about the ruins! A must see.

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Reno NV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chellah is fairly close to the heart of Rabat so it's worth a quick visit. In addition to the ruins, there's a spring-fed creek and a mini-oasis on the grounds. And, depending when you visit, you'll see countless storks flying about while building nests.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting archeological site containing a variety of levels of ancient civilisations. A bit haphazard,no facilities other than toilets.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in the outskirts of Rabat, and consists of both Roman and 14th century Merenid ruins. When one enters, the Roman ruins are on the left and the Merenid on the right. The Arabic ruins are better preserved, and you can walk through a multitude of different rooms, as well as a small garden. An interesting feature is all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is good for date nights or grown up dinner, not for kids. The food is good, atmosphere is very cozy. Good service. There is a band and nice music. They serve alcohol as well.

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Hangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing and interesting historical place, I consider it as a must-see spot once you're in Rabat city.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are ancient Roman ruins combined with an ancient Mausoleum. Today, there are some jazz events organized out here, or you can come and walk around the grounds for 10dh. There may be a few men near the entrance tempting to guide you around, but I find it's more peaceful to wander without them. There is an old cistern housing... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking this archeological site in progress is an experience not to miss. The storks best everywhere and are active and entertaining. The sense of place in the recovered baths and living areas is a great experience for all ages.

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

We took a taxi to this site and were most impressed. The ruins are interesting and there were many vestiges of the roman town. Worth a visit.

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