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The Roman amphitheatre

Since I was grown up in Pula, another town with great Roman amphitheatre, I couldn't wait to see this one in El Jem. My first impression was pretty disapointing because the amphitheatre in Pula is much better preserved and a bit higher. Also, it is made of very solid stone of Istrian origin, the same stone you can see built in numerous Venetian palaces and churches.....
to be continued.

  • Last visit to El Jem: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated Dec 24, 2014
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  • May 2, 2005 at 12:31 AM

    have never heard of el jem, and did not know it had such a wonderful ampitheatre. i still havent seen the pula one yet, shame on me! fantastic photos boris, always a pleasure to see your page!

  • Nov 30, 2004 at 11:47 AM

    Never heard of it, Roman amphitheatre looks just fantastic, thanks for sharing

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    Nov 19, 2004 at 12:54 AM

    Boris, your El Djem page is great, with superb pictures and good comment. Some one that had lived in Pula was ready to appreciate one of the other best amphitheaters in the world! Yes, only a wide angle can shoot the whole of El Djem, what I could do!

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    Nov 13, 2004 at 6:52 PM

    Fabulous page of an little known historic site packed with fantastic pics, thanks for sharing


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