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Full-Day Kairouan and El Jem Tour from Tunis
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
3 weeks ago
“Good coffee, traditional setting and there's the camel.”
30 Dec 2017
“Felt sorry for the camel”
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Medina, Kairouan 3100, Tunisia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Turkish style coffee (kahwa al arbi) and when in season, good fresh pressed orange juice. No food, but you can bring your own makroudh or other sweets. It is a traditional setting, with the mats and little tables, so it's a charming place to...More

Thank C C
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I understand that this is a historical holy site. As soon as I saw the poor camel muzzled and decorated with a bunch of cloths and tied to the water well in a tiny tiny place, couldn’t stop feeling sorry for him/her. While watching him...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

This well shows how in ancient times, the inhabitants of Kairaouan used to draw water for drinking and daily use. It also shows an ancient mechanism that uses wooden gear wheels to draw water. My husband was amazed how they got the camel up the...More

Thank Mona S
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

A colourfully decorated poor camel runs in circles to draw water from a well (said to be holy), accompanied by guides who ask for money "to feed the camel". Weird is that this happens in the upper storey of a building - why???

Thank beppi0
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

They used a camel to get the water out of the well . You can take photos with the camel and have a drink of fresh out of the well water . Fun for all .

1  Thank M O
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

See my review in Great Mosque of Kairaouan. A must see/rediscover place for hidden gems eplorers and culture lovers

Thank Toufik-22
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A must see monument, a well driven by a camel. Original to see but poor from activity point of view. I recommend to see the monulent for 10-15 minutes but not more than that.

Thank Ameur E
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

For muslims it may be more attractive due to some religious stories but also the children will love this place because of decorated camel who gos around the well to extract water. It is said that who drinks this water will come back there again.

Thank shahramRE
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

This is a well in a building in Medina where water is drawn up by a camel which was a different experience for me and my family, we saw the Camel in Action and drank the water from the well, the people here say one...More

Thank fira31
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Little gem hidden in the medina. A blindfolded camel is operating the well to rise the water from the well. Timeless

Thank The_Chiappone
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