We just completely updated our website. Let us know if you are encountering any issues.

Amphitheatre of El Jem

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.

Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site

ivTo be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history. All
viTo be directly or tangibly associated with events or living traditions, with ideas, or with beliefs, with artistic and literary works of outstanding universal significance. (The Committee considers that this criterion should preferably be used in conjunction with other criteria). All



World Heritage Sites Brutalisms Atlas Obscuras Audio Guides News
Sese Grande 2020200.9kmsite_ao
The Historical Churches of the Center – Ecomuseum of the 5 senses of Sciacca en fr it ru 325kmsite_izi
Sea and ground en it 325.1kmsite_izi
Inglese en it 317kmsite_izi
Kitesurfing in Sicily en it 328.6kmsite_izi
Dar El Annabi 2020178kmsite_ao
‘Porta d’Europa’ (‘Gateway to Europe’) 2020173.5kmsite_ao
Monument to Mohamed Bouazizi 2019114.7kmsite_ao
Chott el Djerid 2019270.7kmsite_ao
Tunis Medina 2019173.8kmsite_ao
Lars Homestead 2019313kmsite_ao
Hotel du Lac 2019173.8kmsite_ao
El Jem Amphitheatre 20190kmsite_ao
Mos Espa 2019299.3kmsite_ao
On a Small Italian Island, Ancient Walled Gardens Turn Fog Into Food 2019205.3kmsite_ao
Rabbit Islet Has No Rabbits 2019169.5kmsite_ao
The Inland Sea 2018325.8kmsite_ao
An Ancient Tophet at Carthage 2017175.2kmsite_ao
Matmata Underground Houses 2018206.5kmsite_ao
Hôtel du Lac 1970173.8kmsite_brutalism
Kairouan 198869.4kmsite_whs
Medina of Tunis 1979175.9kmsite_whs
Medina of Sousse 198859.4kmsite_whs
Archaeological Site of Carthage 1979176.5kmsite_whs
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis 1985186.8kmsite_whs
Dougga / Thugga 1997183.5kmsite_whs
Ichkeul National Park 1980227.3kmsite_whs
Archaeological Site of Sabratha 1982321.8kmsite_whs
The Implicit Threat of Being Designated a World Heritage Site 2019177.1kmpost
The mystery of Star Wars and Tunisia’s rundown Brutalist hotel 2019176.2kmpost

About the source: UNESCO

Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.

Leave a Reply