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

Amphitheatre of El Jem El Jem (Thysdrus), Tunisia 238 CE spectators The amphitheatre is built of stone blocks, located on a flat ground, and is exceptionally well conserved. The amphitheatre of.

Amphitheatre of El Jem

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

Amphitheatre of El Djem, Tunisia

Amphitheatre of Thysdrus (modern El Djem), Tunisia The Amphitheatre, built during the century CE, is North Africa's largest coliseum with a capacity of spectators, and "illustrates the grandeur and extent of Imperial Rome.

Amphitheatre of El Jem, Tunisia.  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. UNESCO©Editions Gelbart / Jean-Jacques Gelbart

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

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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 Amphitheatre of El Jem

The Amphitheatre of El Jem

Picture of the day for November 11 2017

Picture of the day for November 11, 2017

Picture of the day for November 11 2017

Tunisia - El-Mahdia - Amphitheatre of El Jem - ©Ko Hon Chiu Vincent

Tunisia - El-Mahdia - Amphitheatre of El Jem - ©Ko Hon Chiu Vincent

Amphitheatre of El Jem also called Thysdrus Coliseum - Tunis Thysdrus, Tunisia

Amphitheatre of El Jem also called Thysdrus Coliseum - Tunis Thysdrus, Tunisia

This is the Roman Amphitheatre of El Jem, in Tunisia.

The Roman amphitheater of El Djem is the third largest arena in the world, after Rome’s Colosseum and the ruined theater of Capua. El Djem The amphitheater was built in the early century AD capable of seating spectators.

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