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Asilah Travel Guide: 99 reviews and 299 photos

“Asilah is tiny, its ordeals are overwhelming” , this is a Moroccan proverb. Asilah went through lots of tribulations in its long long history. It was first established by the Phoenicians some 3000 years ago. The city was completely destroyed and abounded 8-9 times in the past only to be settled and rebuilt again and again.

Asilah what is in the name? Ashilah was known for the Phoenician and the Romans as Zelis. Asilah or Zel is derived from the Amazigh (Berber) word which means beautiful *

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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2012 at 10:10 AM

    This looks like an interesting town with lots of history. It’s always amazing to see how many places have been occupied by the Portuguese at one time or another.

  • earthflyer's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2008 at 8:44 AM

    Thanks Doctor38's this helps alot. Thank you

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2007 at 1:57 AM

    Nice to see your pics of one of my fav places in morocco - visited and stayed here quite a number of times. lovely quiet spot for relaxing and sipping mint tea!good cheap apartments here for staying longer.

  • TheLongTone's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2007 at 12:03 PM

    Beautiful photo

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