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Address: Moulay Idriss Zerhoun | 30 km 30 north of Meknes, Morocco
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The Roman ruins contain a victory arch, impressive basilica and spectacular...

The Roman ruins contain a victory arch, impressive basilica and spectacular mosaics.

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Roman ruins

When compares to other historical areas in this part of the world , this place is much well organised and has some info boards around to help the solo tourist. The local so-called... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Algiers, Algeria
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Algiers, Algeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When compares to other historical areas in this part of the world , this place is much well organised and has some info boards around to help the solo tourist. The local so-called guides hassle you when you enter the compound but afterwards noone disturbs you inside. Nice area to spend a few hours, walking around in history.

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Coventry
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great afternoon visit from Meknes by share taxi - 10 Dirhams from Meknes Grand Taxi stand to Moulay Idris historical hillside town then another 10 in shared taxi to Volubilis 2 miles down the hill and along the road - I walked that bit or you can pay 300plus Dirhams from Meknes for a tourist car - depends on... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some very well preserved parts of this Roman city, especially the mosaics. You can almost imagine what it would have been like in its glory days. Definitely worth a visit.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent local guide for our tour of these Roman ruins. We arrived after a long drive from Marrakesh and lunch in Meknes. The evening light was excellent for photography and our two young sons (aged 7 and 9) were quite happy exploring. Well worth seeing if you are going to Fes or Meknes. An hour is sufficient... More 

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

Volubilis was once an outpost of the Roman Empire. To date only about one third of the ruins have been uncovered but include many of the main buildings with wonderful mosaics to tell the story of their day. Situated on the road between Meknes and Fez it is a must to stop and take it all in. Our guide provided... More 

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

Hired a private car from our hotel for 400 dirham for a whole day tour of Volubilis and mulay Idriss.We spent about 3 and a half hours wandering around the ruins on our own .We could have spent an hour more if we had the time.We had fun exploring the ruins and we love the mosaics.Well worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having seen dozens of Roman ruins throughout the world, I poo-poo'd going to Volubilis as just another set of ruins. I was pleasantly surprised, however, at the quality and quantity of intact floor mosaics and the location and history surrounding this beautiful site. You can read other reviews for more detail, but if you can take the time, I would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you even have a passing interest in Roman history then you must visit here. You can just wander round and get a really great idea of the layout of a Roman provincial town. Do bring a guide book as the signage is a little vague.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes this is just another Roman ruins site, but happens to be blessed with sensational views across valleys of Meknes, but the initial site lacks information in key areas that really do need elaborating on. When talking about information, it's the lack of signage and also no explanations in English. Important factors that probably increases the amount of tourists are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Roman ruins of Volubilis sit in the middle of the plain close to Meknes. This known to be the best preserved archeological site in Morocco and is recognized as UNESCO world heritage site since 1997. What is unusual and really a rare opportunity is the presence of beautiful mosaic that can be discovered throughout the site. The site was... More 

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