"Zaghouan: fresh water from the mountains" Top 5 Page for this destination Tunisia Off The Beaten Path Tip by Elisabcn

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  streets of Zaghouan
by Elisabcn

Zaghouan is situated 60km south of Tunis, at the foot of Zaghouan Mountain (1295m). It was a roman city (Ziqua), that administrated one of the most important water resources of Carthage and you still can see some remains from this period. Apart from this roman remains I decided to visit this city mainly because I read that the new village was built in Andalusian style by Spanish immigrants during the 17th century. But it does not matter what made me go there, Zaghouan was a beautiful surprise to me: the climbing narrow streets, the public fountains decorated with tiles, the mountains and the biggest surprise, the water temple! At the end Zaghouan was a great Sunday trip

Zaghouan is underrated here on VT and it’s a pity. That’s why I' ve decided to build a small page about Zaghouan

Directions: Central East of Tunisia
Dorsale Mountains

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2009
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