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“roman ruins” (74 reviews)
“storks nesting” (26 reviews)
“eel pond” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:30 AM
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Rabat, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

very well maintained and clean, A pity no explanations in English - only french and Arabic. Without a guide you require a good guidebook.

Thank M_mamot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chellah is a fascinating place where Phoenicians, Romans, Muslins, and Marinids used the site over centuries. You start at the top and progress down wide steps to the garden that is at the bottom. Storks nest is the minaret of remains of the Mosque. Friendly...More

Thank DFHENDY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pleasant place to walk and relax away from the hustle of the city. The paths are not all accessible for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility. When I visited there were lots of cranes nesting, they are beautiful birds! Worth it...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chellah has a mysterious quality to it that has not been lost to the modernization around it. You can sense the antiquity of the place, even before you see the Roman ruins at the bottom of path. How many peoples have lived and died...More

Thank MRKSH2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful walk amongst the Roman and moroccons ruins and necropolis...the information is all in Arabic or French...no English so if you don't have a guide you are kind of clueless... nevertheless I enjoyed walking amongst the ruins...

Thank AmBand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ancient ruins of a Roman city are enjoyable to walk through. We visited on a hot day and it was lovely to stroll through the gardens and ruins. We were fortunate to see the stork nests on the ruins. Although we had a guide...More

Thank Kate85105
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kasbah Chellah includes Roman ruins c200 BC - 300 AD, as well as early Moroccan, Islamic buildings representing living space, school, and mosque. Story nests high up on many protrusions from this historic site. Our group ended up taking as many pics of storks...More

Thank Yamco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This necropolis has a nice garden. There are many storks and ibis. The excavations are excellent. The explanations are in French.

Thank avmn
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Roman and islamic ruines, beautiful garden, a sanctuary of cats and storks. Must see. Symbolic fee, equivalent to 1 eur.

Thank irina60
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This was a really interesting place to visit, with so much history. I loved the mosaics on the mosque and the baths. Well worth seeing thus Roman site.

Thank Yvonne C
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nurin s
2 October 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
20 November 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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