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Robert L
Amherst, MA1,600 contributions
Feb 2023 • Couples
Chenini is remarkable for it isolation among the cliffs and rocky hills. Some families still live here but many of the houses look run down and abandoned.
My only reluctance to recommend visiting this timeless village is the long travel time to get here.
Written 16 February 2023
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bretthodges
Santa Barbara, CA USA84 contributions
Oct 2022
Magical - though if you want to visit a real ghost-town and have it all to yourself, ask your driver to take you to nearby Douiret.
Written 27 October 2022
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Salih Y
9 contributions
Sept 2021 • Solo
An open air museum where you can explore how locals have lived for centuries. Particular interest is the donkey powered olive oil press that locals have stopped using about 40 years ago as rains became a lot more scarce.
Written 25 September 2021
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Fida N
Deauville City, France245 contributions
Aug 2020
A local guide will take you through the village and show you the oldest olive press and explain the history of this beautiful Berber village.
Written 11 August 2020
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Bucketlistdestinstion
81 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
The area of Chenini is so amazing. The White Mosquee and the desertcolored houses Will blow your mind away.
This area is full of magic photomoments and so well kept. The People Who work inside the small coffeshop on Top, the small stores and in the hotel in this area are so friendly!
Buy a desertrose as a suvenir, they cost as little as 1 dinar.
This is not a tourist trap. The entry is for free and the coffeshop is not expensive.
The restaurant Mabrouk at the entry is not expensive either.
Make sure your memorycard has sufficient space and charge your battery coz you Will constantly want to capture all the images you see. Dont forget to pass the Mosquee and enter all the way up to the Top. There is a Olive press inside a Cage which has drawings inside from berber time. Ask the man next to the small store to show you the location of Star wars. Dont forget to tip him 2 dinar after, its well Worth it for getting the inside tips of where to find the best angle.
Ask inside the coffeshop for the direct ion to a small waterfall located about 1,5 km down the road. The ride through the valley where you Will find green Oasis with palmtrees and green grass combined with Mountains and dessert is really a special experience.
Written 3 February 2020
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gregory667
Melbourne, Australia84 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
Don’t understand why this isn’t promoted heavily. Unbelievably beautiful rock cut village. Only one hotel doubles as restaurant food excellent. Almost no tourists or people. Go here.
Written 15 January 2020
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Rozafa
Tivat, Montenegro1,136 contributions
Oct 2019
Absolutely a must see village, very short drive from Tataouine. Unfortunately is very run down and not many tourists are visiting but it is a jewel in the South.
Written 5 October 2019
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Gazell3
Geneva, Switzerland9 contributions
Aug 2019
Went here with my fiance with no guide. Easy to get there, beautiful breathtaking place which you can walk around in a less than an hour (especially when it's 40 degrees outside). Great stop over on your way to Matmata or other places.
Written 6 August 2019
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Mathias S
333 contributions
May 2018 • Friends
The charm of that buildings is that they are located on top of a mountain. There's also a nice white mosque there.
Written 14 April 2019
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Alvaro Garnero
Sao Paulo, SP635 contributions
Feb 2018 • Friends
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 go.
Written 2 April 2018
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