Antiquities in Tunisia

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Historic monuments in Tunisia

Many ancient civilizations settled in Tunisia. Tunisia, ancient and modern, has a distinguished geographical location that attracted a lot of people to settle in. It is located in North Africa and looks out to the Mediterranean and is very close to the continent of Europe. Of the nations inhabited by the Phoenician, Roman and Islamic civilization, we will get to know together the most important and most beautiful monuments of beloved Tunisia.

Thysdrus archaeological site

There is a palace, theaters, and some ruins of the Roman city in Carthage. One of the most famous features of the site is the Grand Theater. The building of El Jem or the Coliseum dates back to the Roman era. It is designed in the famous Roman style in the first century AD. The Roman El Jem Theater in Tunisia is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World, as it is the largest archaeological building in the continent of Africa.

Due to the importance of the effects of this site and the presence of rare artifacts, the Jem Museum was built to preserve and display these rare pieces that were found throughout the site, in addition to the mosaic pieces that abound in the city, and the so-called symphony festival that takes place annually in the archaeological palace that is lit by candles is intended To start the festival.

Thuburbo Majus

The history of the city dates back to the pre-Christian era, and the city is famous for the huge landmarks and residences that are located on an area of ​​forty hectares to be the largest archaeological site in Tunisia, and one of its most famous features is the Capitol Temple which consists of six columns in the front facade and two columns in the back facade and reaches the length of one column To eight and a half meters, other temples include the Peace Temple, Mercur, Kailstis, Sierras, summer and winter baths, markets and residential neighborhood.

Uthina

It is located thirty kilometers from the capital Tunis in Idna on a high hill on an important road to the city of Carthage, and the period of its establishment dates back to the barbarian era or the lobby, and the city mixed with Roman ruins since Rome occupied Tunisia in the past after its war with the city of Carthage, and the city includes many temples and other sites Other antiquities as well as Roman amphitheater, the most famous of which is underground particle buried and mosaic floors decorating the city.

Thugga archaeological city

It was named precisely in relation to the accuracy of the rocky mountain that the Carthaginians settled after Rome destroyed their city, and this city is classified as a Carthaginian city and its foundation dates back to five hundred BC, it is located one hundred and eight kilometers from the capital Tunis and a distance of eight kilometers from the city of Tabarruq, and is famous for its fertile lands, With a height of seven hundred meters above sea level, the city includes a theater that can seat three thousand spectators.

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