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A very impressive large amphitheatre, well preserved and kept. One of the best ancient monuments in Tunisia. Well, Sbeitla (Sufetula) is better, much better, judging on photos, but I haven't been there.
It is really amazing place to visit. The gladiator movie was filmed here. And most amazing part is that you can walk inside this coliseum and climb. Only one thing, that can kill the mood is trashes everywhere.
An interesting place to visit and was included as part of the Thomas Cook 2 day Sahara adventure.
There are very few information boards around this site so you may need to buy a guide book.
We had a guide but he wasn’t very good...More
Me and my wife went on this 2 Day Sahara Adventure. the first day was excellent but then they put us in what must be the worst hotel ever. rude staff shower hair dryer broken room change stil same problems. gave up.2nd day was worst...More
This was a fantastic tour and stunning to see, we’ll worth a visit. We were lucky enough to be on a guided tour with Mohammed who’s knowledge of all things Tunisian was mind blowing (Via Tui). However, I really wanted to see more information on...More
Have seen a few ampitheatres in the Colesseum in Rome. The access and state of the ruins is what sets this apart. Came as part of a tour, the theatre is in the middle of town and jumps on you. Can see the dungeons and...More
Awe inspiring. Modeled after the Colosseum in Rome, El Jem is in excellent condition. You can go to the arena and to the underground, as well the higher levels. Very few visitors, so you get the real impact.
El Jem Roman amphitheatre is an oval amphitheatre in the city of Thysdrus. The impressive ruins is the largest colosseum in North Africa. This monument illustrates the grandeur and extent of Imperial Rome. It is unique and of its own kind because it was not...More