"Dougga - A Roman town with a view" Dougga by Willettsworld
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Dougga (or Thugga as it's sometimes known), is the best preserved Roman city in Africa. It's set in a beautiful picturesque setting, surrounded by pastureland and olive-groves over rolling hills in which it overlooks. You get a great idea of why it was built here and what life was once like for its residents by walking around the ruins and taking in the views. I came here one morning after an overnight stop in Le Kef, on my way to Tunis, so it can be easily visited as part of a daytrip from both. For Roman buffs, it simply can't be missed if you're thinking of coming to Tunisia. Highlights include the imposing Capitole, the 3,500 seat theatre and some 21 temples as well as many fine villas, bathing houses and even a brothel.
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