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El Jem amphitheatre  

El Jem amphitheatre

One of the highlights of this entire trip was the amphitheatre in El Jem.
Tunisia 2002 part II

December 28th 2002
A Roman bathhouse (still in use) a Roman amphitheatre (where Monty Python's been filming) and the remains of a Roman city (not in use) Douriet In the previous blog entry from Tunisia I wrote about a few Berber villages I visited. Douriet is another such village. Like the other villages, Douriet is today mostly in r ... read more
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Tunisian Flag Following independence from France in 1956, President Habib BOURGUIBA established a strict one-party state. He dominated the country for 31 years, repressing Islamic fundamentalism and establishing rights for women unmatched by any other Arab nation.... ... read more
27th August 2022

El Jem Amphitheatre
El Jem...A Gem...Magnificent
28th August 2022

I could really sence history there
Not only is the architecture stunning and the remains amazingly well preserved. Walking around in El Jem I could easily vision people taking their seats and waiting for the entertainment to begin. I could really sence history there. /Ake

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