The Roman ruins of Volubilis site in the middle of a fertile plain. The city is the best preserved archaeological site in Morocco and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Its most amazing features are the many beautiful mosaics still preserved up to now.
Oualili (Volubilis): was originally settled by Cathaginian traders? in the 3rd century. One of the Roman Empire’s most remote outposts, Volubilis was annexed in about 40 AD. According to some historians, Rome imposed strict controls on what could not be produced in its North Africa possessions, according to the needs of the empire. One result was massive deforestation and the large-scale planting of wheat around Volubilis. At its peak, it is estimated that the city housed up to 20,000 people. The site's most impressive monuments were built in the 2nd and 3nd centuries AD, including the triumphal arch, capitol, baths and basilicas.