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Fabulous grounds

Once the site of a Roman trading & shipping center, you still see the shop cells. Very well maintained & very tranquil.. except when the storks start acting up, it's quite a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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santa monica , ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Once the site of a Roman trading & shipping center, you still see the shop cells. Very well maintained & very tranquil.. except when the storks start acting up, it's quite a chatter, & there are many storks.if you're having fertility issues, don't forget to bring your boiled egg whites at night to the eel pond. If the eels eat... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our second visit of Rabat. The first was very short and we only saw Oudayas. This time, we spent a bit more time looking around and went to Chellah, which is an old fortified castle that includes roman ruins. We first wandered around and really liked the atmosphere of the gardens and the roman ruins. It was very... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and interesting garden + ruins, easily accessible. Very old and full of history, surrounded by a beautiful nature.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I strongly suggest to visit the ancient Chellah of Rabat; it is a magic place in which you can stay surrounded by nature and ancient ruins. You can also see many many storks and their nests. Spend one hour at the Chellah, it's worth!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit.Wandering around the ruins.Admiring the plants.Looking at the stocks and their nests and listening to the sound they made .Peaceful and relaxing.Not many people and no traffic noise.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this site on a saturday morning. Repairs/renovations to the outer walls were in progress. The gardens are lovely and have a wide range of plants. The ruins evoked, for me, images of the bygone peoples occupying the site. We accepted the offer of an unofficial guide. Was not necessary.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historically, the Roman and the Phoenicians used this area geographically as a trading route. Chellah a.k.a. Sala Colonia was once a Roman town that bustled with activity. Muslim conquerors named the area Sala and the name remains. Romans were here first, then the Marinids. Berbers at one time came here to also bury their dead. Christianity was here by the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chella is a beautiful and peaceful place to spend some time while in Rabat. Ruins, gardens, views of the city and cats!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a special freshness about it just after the rain. The ruins are worth a visit and the old minaret is quite stunning. There are dozens of stork nests on top of the ancient ruins and friendly cats lazing around. Very peaceful.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a particularly good spot to escape the manageable yet abundant pedestrian traffic of the old city. The park is a surprisingly quite setting with an inexpensive entrance fee of 10 MAD per adult. If cats are your thing, there are plenty of them wandering about the ruins.

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