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"El Jem" Top 5 Page for this destination Tunisia Things to Do Tip by barryg23

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  The amphitheatre at El Jem
by barryg23

The amphitheatre at El Jem is one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world. It's similar to the Colosseum in Rome and apart from the large missing section on the north side it's in fairly good condition.

If you approach El Jem from the road from Sousse you will be met by the spectacular site of the amphitheatre in the distance, appearing almost from nowhere. It's almost the only building of note in El Jem and dwarfs everything else nearby.

Address: El Jem
Directions: One hour south of Sousse

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 26, 2006
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