Volubilis

Volubilis

great daytrip from Meknes to the best preserved Roman Ruins on the African continent

Location: 

Route de Volubilis, Morocco

Duration: 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Volubilis: allegedly an ancient capital of the kingdom of Mauretania before Christ
  2. Roman Empire: one of the South-Western-most outpost under Roman influence
  3. Roman Ruins: today, still one of the best preserved Roman Ruins on the African continent
  4. UNESCO: important historic ruins with Mauritanian, Roman, Berber and more findings
  5. Journey: a great daytrip from Meknes together with the nearby Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Image sources

  1. All the ruins of Volubilis
  2. Me in a field of yellow flowers
  3. Two huge cypress trees
  4. Large temple in the center
  5. Mosaic with African animals

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