"Home of the Troglydytes" Top 5 Page for this destination Matmata by barryg23
Matmata Travel Guide: 80 reviews and 251 photos
Since it appeared in the Star Wars movies, Matmata has become one of the most visited towns in Southern Tunisia. Tourists arrive in droves to see Matmata's famous troglodyte houses while Star Wars fans come to see Hotel Sidi Driss, which was used as the childhood home of Luke Skywalker in the movie.
For somewhere that is so well known, Matmata almost creeps up on you. And it takes a while to reveal itself, not least because most of the sites are immediately obscured in the underground homes.
Had we spent the night in Matmata, we would probably have opted for Hotel Sidi Driss. It's a very popular place with... more travel advice
The highlight of Matmata was our visit to the Berber Musem nearby where we were given a guided tour of a typical... more travel advice
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