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Inside the fortress
Kelibia, Tunisia

Kelibia, Tunisia

Kelibia, Tunisia

Once you enter the fortress, you may be a bit disappointed. There isn't all too much to see here, which tends to be the rule for fortresses. The explanation is quite simple, they were made for a specific purpose, war and everyday needs. Not as palaces or places to impress visitors.
What might interest some are the deep wells, belonging to an older fort structure on the inside.
The fortress dates originally back to Byzantine times, but has been rebuilt numerous times.
But the great thing about the fortress are the views, both to the sea as well as towards the flatland of the Cap Bon. On good days you can watch for miles.
Kelibia, Tunisia

By Tore Kjeilen