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“roman ruins” (65 reviews)
“nice ruins” (7 reviews)
Rabat, Morocco
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!!! Surreal and breathtaking! The architecture is stunning! The history fascinating. Not worth hiring a guide. Strolling through the ruins at your own leisurely pace is more rewarding and pleasurable.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit Chellah near the Royal Palace and discover one of the rarest Roman ruins in Rabat. The outside walls of Chellah were recently renovated/ repairs to give it even a better look at night. We recommend including it in all tours of Rabat

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chellah is great for spending an hour, learning about the original trade settlement of the Phoenicians and Romans, and it's later use by Muslim rulers. The ruins are quite well exhibited and accessible, but the storks who nest in droves really steal the show....More

Thank Manucek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Roman ruins and the gardens are very nice but we absolutely loved how close we could get to many stork nests and their chicks , they were all over the top of the Roman ruins and a clicking sounds they made were very interesting.

Thank Ggrund3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nature and archeology in the midst of the city - an impressive combination. The chellah is a spiritual oasis and well worth the visit. After entering, follow the main path all the way down the hill. Wander throughout the mosque until you find the abandoned...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Situated just outside the city walls of Rabat, Chella is a beautifully landscaped site with Roman and Moroccan remains. The Roman remains are are mostly at foundation level, Moroccan remains are a couple of stories high - and impressive. Overall, the stars of this site...More

Thank goodkorma
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I liked this place more than the old town. It's very quiet, which adds to the Charme. I was practically on my own. The ruins are beautiful and the dozens of storks and stork nests add to the atmosphere. Feels almost a little enchanted. Definitely...More

Thank berlinizer
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The old ruins of the Chellah are a fair walk from the old medina but it houses a great collection of crumbled mosques, hammams, workshops and houses, and the ancient city sits within the giant surrounding walls. The only inhabitants now being the resident storks!...More

1  Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to have a very knowledgable guide to take us through the Chellah. He explained to us the time line and wove interesting facts together. We thank Aziz for making our visit so informative and interesting. The comment he made about the layout...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited the Chellah ruins as part of our tour. While the ruins were quite interesting, most stunning were all the storks and their associated nests. About halfway through I switched out my regular camera lens for my long zoom telephoto lens for birds. I...More

Thank Ed C
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bovna p
19 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