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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
Africa » Tunisia » El Jem

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
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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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