Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Meknes-Tafilalet Region

Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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 Moulay Idriss has to offer by arranging your trip with our Moulay Idriss trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • This place is an absolute must-visit for those who love the history of ancient times! I visited Volubilis with my boyfriend as a part of our stay in Fes. Originally we were aiming mostly on Fes and....  more »
  • If you loved The Gladiator, you can't skip this. Try to be there at dusk or dawn, just magic! You can get a guide on site, and explore every corner in the best way.  more »
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