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Panoramic view of the Amphitheatre of El Jem, an archeological site in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. The amphitheatre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, was built around 238 AD, when the modern Tunisia belonged to the Roman province of Africa. It is the third biggest amphiteatre and one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world with capacity for 35,000 spectators within 148 metres (486 ft) and 122 metres (400 ft) long axes and a unique in Africa.

Panoramic view of the Amphitheatre of El Jem, an archeological site in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. The amphitheatre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, was built around 238 AD, when the modern Tunisia belonged to the Roman province of Africa. It is the third biggest amphiteatre and one of the best preserved Roman ruins in the world with capacity for 35,000 spectators within 148 metres (486 ft) and 122 metres (400 ft) long axes and a unique in Africa.

The Amphitheatre of El Jem is located in a plain in the center of Tunisia. It is modeled on the Coliseum of Rome and was build around 238 AD.

The Amphitheatre of El Jem is located in a plain in the center of Tunisia. It is modeled on the Coliseum of Rome and was build around 238 AD.

The Amphitheatre of El Jem, Tunisia, was built in the 3rd century AD in the ancient Roman town of Thysdrus. It is the largest Roman amphitheatre in North Africa - it held between 27,000 and 30,000 spectators making it possibly the third or fourth largest in the Empire after the Colosseum (or Coliseum) in Rome and that at Capua. It was also used for filming some of the scenes the film "Gladiator."

The Amphitheatre of El Jem, Tunisia, was built in the 3rd century AD in the ancient Roman town of Thysdrus. It is the largest Roman amphitheatre in North Africa - it held between 27,000 and 30,000 spectators making it possibly the third or fourth largest in the Empire after the Colosseum (or Coliseum) in Rome and that at Capua. It was also used for filming some of the scenes the film "Gladiator."

Amphitheatre of El Jem is an archeological site in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. It is listed by UNESCO since 1979 as a World Heritage Site. It is part of the Roman city of Thysdrus. The amphitheatre is often mistakenly called a Colosseum. It is capable of seating 35,000 spectators. The amphitheatre at El Djem was built by the Romans under proconsul Gordian, who was acclaimed Emperor at Thysdrus, around 238 and was mainly used for gladiator shows and small chariot races.

Amphitheatre of El Jem is an archeological site in the city of El Djem, Tunisia. It is listed by UNESCO since 1979 as a World Heritage Site. It is part of the Roman city of Thysdrus. The amphitheatre is often mistakenly called a Colosseum. It is capable of seating 35,000 spectators. The amphitheatre at El Djem was built by the Romans under proconsul Gordian, who was acclaimed Emperor at Thysdrus, around 238 and was mainly used for gladiator shows and small chariot races.

Exterior view of the magnificent Amphitheatre of El Jem, a UNESCO world heritage site, at the frontier of the Roman Empire in Tunisia (north...

Exterior view of the magnificent Amphitheatre of El Jem, a UNESCO world heritage site, at the frontier of the Roman Empire in Tunisia (north...

The impressive ruins of the largest colosseum in North Africa, a huge amphitheatre which could hold up to 35,000 spectators, are found in the small village of El Jem. This 3rd-century monument illustrates the grandeur and extent of Imperial Rome.

The impressive ruins of the largest colosseum in North Africa, a huge amphitheatre which could hold up to 35,000 spectators, are found in the small village of El Jem. This 3rd-century monument illustrates the grandeur and extent of Imperial Rome.

Amphitheatre of El Jem

Amphitheatre of El Jem

Amphitheatre of El Jem, Tunisia

Amphitheatre of El Jem, Tunisia

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