El Jem – The Colosseum of North Africa

Small town of El Dem in Tunisia is home to the one of the most impressive Roman remains in Africa, the Roman amphitheater of ancient Thysdrus – known today as El Dem or El Djem. Visitors can imagine here what it was like to be inside the gladiator arena – a place where lions and people met their fate. Some part of the El Dem amphitheater is crumbled but the essence of it still remains. It is famous for its starring role in the Hollywood epic film ‘Gladiator’. … More El Jem – The Colosseum of North Africa