Star Wars
Chott el-Jerid, Lars Homestead (Star Wars)
Hollywood has repeatedly preferred Tunisia as the site for its cinematic blockbusters – with its unique culture, landscapes, and architecture the country offers incredible locations for filming movies. There are over 130 movie filmed in Tunisia. For example Roman Polanski’s Pirates and the romantic play The English Patient, the action film Raiders of the Lost...
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Lars Homestead Interior
Tunisia and its unique landscapes provided many of the scenes for the Star Wars films. There are in total 9 Star Wars Sites in Tunisia where the films were shot and many of the decors are still where they were left. One thing that is fascinating when you visit these locations is that the majority of...
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The ride towards Tozeur, through Southern Tunisia, is a medley of winding roads, hair-pin turns, and expansive views. It carries you through ancient towns climbing up the sides of rocky cliffs, acres of date palm trees, and rolling white sand dunes. And then suddenly, you find yourself on the moon! Well, not literally. But, as...
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Ksar Ouled Soltane
The ancient granary Ksar Ouled Soltane lies in the southern province of Tataouine. Built by the Berbers in the 15th century, Ksar Ouled Soltane is very well preserved mud-faced fortified granary or ghorfa. The use of multi-level granaries in this region were significant for food storage. Ksar Ouled Soltane is spread over two courtyards. The...
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