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Tozeur is an oasis and a city in south west Tunisia. The city is located North West of Chott el-Djerid, in between this Chott and the smaller Chott el-Gharsa.
With hundreds of thousands of palm trees, Tozeur is a large oasis. The dates that are exported from Tozeur are very well known. In ancient times, before the advent of motorized vehicles, the oasis was important for the transportation through the Sahara, which took place in caravans. The name of the city in antiquity was Tusuros, it was an important Roman outpost.In the medina (old city) of Tozeur, one can find traditional architecture, fashion and workmanship. Like elsewhere in Tunisia, the local population is generally very hospitable towards tourists, and there are also many tourist facilities
At the heart of the Tunisian Sahara , nestled between beautiful landscapes and Berber troglodyte dwellings , Tataouine is also famous for its ” ksours ” its geological sites. But for lovers of Science Fiction , this place is also and above all in the region which grew Anakin Skywalker before embracing his destiny. To go on a pilgrimage in the footsteps of the Jedi : follow the guide!If the name of the character is inspired choubaka Region Chebika , located about 50 kilometers north of Tozeur , the planet Tatooine , home to more vile brigands of the galaxy in the universe of Star Wars , has , for its directly named the Tunisian city Tataouine ! Naturally , it is in the desert of Southern Tunisia that George Lucas has planted many sets of his film epic world famous .
Deep in the gorges of the rock canyons of southern Tunisia runs the Red Lizard Train. This old fashioned train takes passengers on an adventurous journey that follows the natural path carved out by the Seldja Gorge at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. The train route gives passengers spectacular views of central Tunisia’s beautiful rocky desert canyons and landscapes, as well as passing through mountain tunnels, over steel bridges, near natural water springs, and then finally into a green oasis. You may enjoy adding this train excursion on your.