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    Built in a semi-arid steppe zone, the city of Kairouan had, at its creation, only very meager drinking water resources. From the outset, the city was haunted by concerns arising from this deficit. And history has retained a testimony dating back to the years 734-741 in which the Caliph of Damascus ordered his governor in Kairouan to build around fifteen water reservoirs in the surrounding area to supply the population with water. drinkable.

    Two monumental basins as well as a few cisterns have crossed the centuries to present today the image of majestic hydraulic installations, considered to be the most important of the Middle Ages.

    This complex covers an area of ​​11,000m² and has a capacity of 53,000m3. In the middle of the large basin, circular in shape with a diameter of 127.7m and 4.8m deep, rose an octagonal tower where the Emir came to rest.

    Today, this complex, recently enriched with new structures released during earthworks, has been converted into a park and its access has been provided with amenities for the comfort of visitors.

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