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Zaghouan



Zaghouan
Introduction

1. Climbing streets

2. Mosque of Sidi Ali Azouz

3. Other religious buildings

4. Triumphal arch

5. Street fountains

6. Water temple

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ZAGHOUAN
Street fountains
Zaghouan, Tunisia

Zaghouan's origins were with its resources of water, feeding Carthage by 132 km-long aqueduct. Today, the only functional water services is the handful of street fountains. Locals use these all the time, and as far as I know foreigners risk nothing by drinking this water.
The fountains were very picturesque and run-down a few years ago, but has undergone restorations since my first visit in 1996.




By Tore Kjeilen