El Djem

El Djem

El Djem, also called Thysdrus, is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia. It is home to some of the most impressive Roman remains in Africa, The Roman amphitheater of Thysdrus. El Djem was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Mahdia Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Roman Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Amphitheatre of El Jem

Date of Inscription: 1979

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