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Review of The Water Temple

The Water Temple
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Seeing the source of the water that the Romans engineered to flow all the way to Carthage is definitely worth the trip. The temple is set in a park like area with a very nice view of the surrounding landscape.

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Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

The Romans built this to gather water for their cities. The water was channeled away in aqueducts . Definitely worth a visit if you're into roman history

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Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

It will surprise you as to the good condition that these are. To sum it up - a very beautiful water temple. I would recommend taking a guided tour

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Reviewed October 14, 2015

I spent one day to go to visit this wáter source from the mountain there. The romans collected the wáter there and was then canalized through the accueduct to the cities of Oudhna and cartague.
The site is not well kept.

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Reviewed August 5, 2015

I was here with a friend that is a local, and he told me much about this interesting place. Apparently, this whole region is rich with water, and that is why it's so famos in Tunisia. Every part of this temple has it's own story, and it's very hard to get these information unless you have a good guide. I don't know really what is written in guide books, but I was fascinated by whole story about this place and this city, even if on the first glance looks like any other.
Having in mind that we were there after the incident that happened in Bardo, there was armed military everywhere, so there were also here few persons (maybe now they are gone), but they were also very kind and polite and I didn't feel uncomfortable in their presence.
This Roman temple of water has many parts, many parts are also moved or around the place, but it's a nice place and you should look around. Just under the temple there is a nice restaurant/cafe with regular prices (normal pricing, not overpricing) and good service.
All in all, I recommend you to ask more for info about this place, it has also its own history in newer times, under kings and with new government, and it is just a begining of a long aqueduct that you can follow all the way trough the country. I would recommend it especially to families with kids, it's a great place to relax with family.
Btw, don't order capuccino, you will get something else. Capuccino is called direct here (I learned it in the hard way, drinking a lot of sweet cream :) ).

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