Travelogue

Volubilis and Chefchaouen

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Sitting in the middle of a fertile plain of Morocco, the amazing ruins of Roman city of Volubilis is the best-preserved archaeological site in this country. The Volubilis ruins were devastated by an earthquake during the 18th Century and then looted for stone for the building of Meknes, and it wasn’t until the 20th Century French rule of Morocco that Volubilis was excavated and partially restored to its current state. Chefchaouen, also known as Chaouen, is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue. Chefchaouen is situated just inland from Tangier and Tétouan.