PrimaSol El Mehdi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... at El Jem today. It was amazing! That's now two Roman stadium and/or coliseums I've visited in the past week. This one had gladiator battles and Christian executions and could seat 35,000 people. It is one of the most intact coliseums and about the fourth ...
... Current Leader(s) / Party(s): Mehdi Jomaa (Prime Minister), Moncef Marzouki (President)
Ethnicities (% breakdown): 98% Arab Berber, 1% European, 1% Jewish and Other
National Language(s): Arabic (Tunisian Arabic), French, Berber
Religion(s) practiced (% practiced): Muslim (Sunni) 99.1%, other 1% (includes Christian, Jewish, Shia Muslim, Baha’i)
... to the ritual sacrifice. I had a couple beers with some old English queens at the one open cafe (but we had to drink them inside) and took the train back to Tunis, where I had 24 hours to kill before my flight the next afternoon. 24 hours in a Muslim country on the equivalent of Christmas day. I found one open restaurant in a high-end hotel serving overpriced French food for dinner that night, and spent the next reading in lobby of my B&B ...
... in Tunisia and North Africa the city boasts a ribat and mosque. The mosque, unlike mosques in other cities, is located outside of the medina. As the birthplace of the deceased ex-President, Habib Bourguiba, Monastir also has the impressive Habib Bourguiba Mausoleum.
There wasn't time to explore the inside of any of the monuments so I had to be content with walking around the oustide ...
... some photos. Just by way of context and since this is a repeat visit we have reproduced some of the text from our earlier entry.
Amphitheatre - History repeating itself
The amphitheatre at El Jem was built by the Romans under proconsul Gordian, who was acclaimed Emperor at Thysdrus, around 238. It was never completed, because of political rivalries and lack of funds within the Empire. The amphitheatre would have seated some ...