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Rabat, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been here twice and I loved the experience. Knowing all the civilizations that have chosen this fort and walking down its historical ramparts make you travel back in time hundreds of years ago... Even if not completly restored, the fort still has proofs of...More

Thank Hamza S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well preserved, nice garden, good for photos. I would have benifited from a guided tour. Walked here in under an hour from Rabat Station.

Thank JF F
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting archaeological site and gardens to wander about for an hour or two. The minaret which has been taken over by storks is perhaps the central attraction

1  Thank marekw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice monument with exotic garden and remarkable landscape. Some local people offer you to guide inside the site.

1  Thank Stefano B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking around the ruins but weren’t blown away. I’d recommend it if in the area. We spent about 40 mins looking around before moving on. The entrance fee was fair.

2  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chellah is tge walled fort built by the Roman in a dramatic position looking down on the river. its ruins are just a short walk from the medina of Rabat. It is one of the most visited tourist attraction as it has both roman and...More

1  Thank Manuela C
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I have to say that the walk to the Cellah from the medina is a constant uphill and we actually found it quite exhausting. This ate into the experience a little as we were tired by the time we arrived. Entry price is 10dh per...More

Thank JuanSanches92
Reviewed 31 May 2018

These ruins were definitely worth viewing, especially if you read about it before you see it. (That is assuming you know nothing about the history of Morocco). Viewing allows one to realize how very old this area is and how the Arabs adapted the site...More

1  Thank Pam B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Interesting site, and if you can learn about it before you visit it makes it more interesting. There are ruins from different historical periods, dating back to the Romans. But the main attraction, distraction, is the storks who have taken over the place. Supposedly (as...More

1  Thank maureenbythesea
Reviewed 5 May 2018

There are so many things to see here, ruins of mosque, a garden, lots of storks nests and the chance to see these fabulous birds quite close up, Roman remains and great views over the neighboring landscape. This is a place to linger, I never...More

Thank John P
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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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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