"The Roman ruins of Volubilis" Volubilis by sachara
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The Roman ruins of Volubilis are a UNESCO World Heritage site. The site was first inhabited by traders from Carthago in the 3rd century BC. Volubilis became an outpost of teh Roman Empire in 40AD.
THe 40 hectare site is situated 33 km north of Meknes. You can reach the site from Moulay Idriss.
The mosaics 'in situ' are the most important part of Volubilis.
Other things to see are basilica, the forum, the olive press, the triumph arch, the baths and the ruins of several houses with beauttiful mosaic floors.
At the right side from the entrance a new museum is built. In 2011 it was not ready yet.
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