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Chott El Jerid

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Address: Tozeur, Tunisia

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Last year we spend a nice Holiday with my Family. We go from Jerba to Tozeur using a 4x4 car. We cross Chott El Jerid it's amazing salt water with deferent color (green, pink... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2016
Taieb E
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Tunis, Tunisia
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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just as funny as it sounds. Some might say it is big and mighty in the middle of nowhere, but I don´t know.

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

It's called "Salt lake" in English. However there was no lake, just a sliver of salt and iron alongside the highway. The guide said that he had seen water some time before, perhaps it's due to the dry season now. So basically, there was not much to see there.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Last year we spend a nice Holiday with my Family. We go from Jerba to Tozeur using a 4x4 car. We cross Chott El Jerid it's amazing salt water with deferent color (green, pink, blue !!!) We got some pictures

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3 Thank Taieb E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

It is a salt Lake basically. Unique experience. Home of the Star wars movie as well. Visited more than 10 years ago, could be still a yaw dropping experience ones more.

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Hong Kong, China
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132 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Although this attraction is not so beautiful, it had unknown attractiveness to the writer. In the writer’s opinion, it is better for readers to actually go there and get the actual experience.

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1 Thank Wilfred P
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

The time that I had visited, the lake had dried up quite a bit and there was only a small pool of water but nonetheless it was really beautiful and I got some nice pictures out it :)

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Tunis, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Chott el Jerid Salt desert is the Largest one not only in Tunisia but also in Africa and the 4 TH worldwide

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France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

an ancient sea with only some salt left. very flat so you can see for miles. calm and clean. avoid in case of rain

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Nelson Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Stunning views over the vast expanse of salt flats. Salt crystals at the side of the road. Not much to see but still worth seeing!

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Sunrise over chott el jerid is incredibly beautiful in south Tunisia. It is near by Mediterranean sea, between Algerian and libya. It is dry in summers and water mild in winters and melt in rainy. There are beautiful sand roses which are colored of green and red in shops. Some are sparkling under the sunshine but not naturally glowing because... More 

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