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2 Apr 2018
“Almost unreal”
5 Mar 2017
“Beautiful views day and night”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Tataouine, Tunisia
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Chenini has the quality of places like Cappadocia, an almost unreal setting where real people decided to call home and survive. The difference with Cappadocia is that troglodyte people are still living in there so, although it's unreal, it's more real than ever. You should...More

1  Thank alvarogarnero
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We stayed one night in Chenini at the Kenza hotel. We had the opportunity to visit Chenini with one of the locals who was able to show us the dwelling that his grandparents had occupied there. We went venturing into Chenini as the sun set...More

3  Thank arianamitchell120
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a thing that starts with a coffee from various squares of Tatouine. Not so fussed. Humped down to their camionettes. Three humphs. Just got a coffee. Got a track from the Reg Driver through that beautiful light to Chenini After that, the people...More

1  Thank sadeeyor
Reviewed 28 August 2015

It was a one-day trip organised by a travel agent and combined with the visit of other places. Chenini is a Berber village on a hilltop which still has some ksour (kind of fortified granary). The place is nice and surrounding views worth (especially if...More

1  Thank AndreF
Reviewed 13 June 2015

A visually stunning place, both the housing itself but also the landscape on the other side once your reach the top. Just seeing it is enough. On busier days there are people houses you can go into and other things to do. We didn't get...More

3  Thank DaveSwin
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We drove to Chenini recently, and found ourselves almost alone. Well worth the trip to see the views from high on the ridge. Extreme life-style of the Berber people was well explained by our guide Ali. We stayed in the Kenza hotel, which is a...More

1  Thank Leanne N
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Breathtaking views. We were looking for something different on this trip and we wre quite served with this location.

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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Located on a hilltop, Chenini was a fortified granary, between two hilltop ridges. The oldest structures on the hillside date back to the 12th century; some of the buildings are still used to store grain for the villagers living in the valley below. Chenini is...More

1  Thank michele d
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Free sightseeing Neat Tsars-Worth a visit to see a number Tsars in the area. Need a car to visit the nice countryside.

1  Thank heydd55
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Chenini has beautiful ruins. Let a local guide take you, but fix the price up front (and give a little tip if you enjoy the tour). Some of the old ruins have artwork on the ceilings and walls. Very cool. And a number of the...More

1  Thank KevinB229
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