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Matmata



Matmata
Introduction

1. Going down the troglodytes

2. Star Wars location

3. Interior of troglodytes

4. The landscape

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MATMATA
Going down the troglodytes
Matmata, Tunisia

Matmata, Tunisia

Each house forms a circular crater that is really the courtyard of a family. You can actually stand on the edge and look down on them – and that is what most tourists do today.
Usually each crater is two stories deep, complete with doors, staircases and openings to nearby caves. But there are no windows.

Matmata, Tunisia

Matmata, Tunisia






By Tore Kjeilen