Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Meknes-Tafilalet Region

Discover the mix of Berber and Roman history and architecture at Archaeological Site of Volubilis, a partially excavated ancient city, now a World Heritage Site. After coming under Roman rule in the 1st century CE, the town quickly grew into a large colonial Roman city on the edge of the empire. The triumphal arch and basilica stand as the most impressive structures of the archaeological site: note their distinctly Roman style reinterpreted into a North African context, making use of local materials and several regional motifs. See Archaeological Site of Volubilis and all Meknes-Tafilalet Region has to offer by arranging your trip with our Meknes-Tafilalet Region trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Archaeological site of Volubilis very interesting but take a guide! They cost US 80 dirhams for 6 people. I do not remember the name of the gentleman but it is a person of a certain age with a cane, it is really top! He takes the time to explain, really a regale! While other guides we doubled many times he does not hurry and takes pleasure with you! The site itself is really impressive but I say well but being restored.... so in his juice. But with the explanations the site takes its meaning. I advise!
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  • Wow what an impressive outpost! Never imagined an outpost reminiscent of Tatouine but this is it. While the Romans only held this site for about 200 years it was enough time to build an aquaduct, and ...  more »
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