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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
6 May 2017
“I recommend the visit”
9 Mar 2017
“Tourist trap, but interesting enough for a short visit”
Medina, Kairouan 3100, Tunisia
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This well shows how in ancient times, the inhabitants of Kairaouan used to draw water for drinking and daily use. It also shows an ancient mechanism that uses wooden gear wheels to draw water. My husband was amazed how they got the camel up the...More

Thank Ines S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A colourfully decorated poor camel runs in circles to draw water from a well (said to be holy), accompanied by guides who ask for money "to feed the camel". Weird is that this happens in the upper storey of a building - why???

Thank beppi0
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

They used a camel to get the water out of the well . You can take photos with the camel and have a drink of fresh out of the well water . Fun for all .

1  Thank M O
Reviewed 7 January 2017

See my review in Great Mosque of Kairaouan. A must see/rediscover place for hidden gems eplorers and culture lovers

Thank Toufik-22
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

A must see monument, a well driven by a camel. Original to see but poor from activity point of view. I recommend to see the monulent for 10-15 minutes but not more than that.

Thank Ameur E
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

For muslims it may be more attractive due to some religious stories but also the children will love this place because of decorated camel who gos around the well to extract water. It is said that who drinks this water will come back there again.

Thank shahramRE
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This is a well in a building in Medina where water is drawn up by a camel which was a different experience for me and my family, we saw the Camel in Action and drank the water from the well, the people here say one...More

Thank fira31
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Little gem hidden in the medina. A blindfolded camel is operating the well to rise the water from the well. Timeless

Thank The_Chiappone
Reviewed 8 October 2013

A well in a building in the Medina - water is drawn up by a camel that walks round and round to power it. We did not see the camel in action, just lying next to the well. Probably not much more impressive than an...More

2  Thank SJMUAE
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