The Ain Draham area is the creation of God, in the weaving of its beauty and portraying its topography. It is a wonderful region which refreshes the eyes and gives comfort to the nerves where the color of green nature combined with the color of the red brick form together a painting designed by the Creator and dedicated to Tunisia to be among the most beautiful areas on earth.
This small city, located in northwest of Tunisia, has been able to play an important role in attracting many Tunisian and foreign tourists to its natural ecological components, which include, among other elements, the vital systems provided by nature in its pristine condition of mountains, nature reserves, wetlands, health trails, valleys, mountain lakes and dams, climate factors such as mild weather in spring and summer, snowfall in winter, and organic factors such as plant riches made up of flowers, trees and mineral water.
These days, the plains, mountains and trees of Ain Dharam, which is a large white hill, have been visited by guests from different regions to enjoy the sightseeing of its annual white robe.
According to historians, Ain Draham is named for its fresh water sources, which exudes the mountains and plains, namely “money source” for the importance and beauty which gives newly fresh breathes to life not to mention the picturesque landscapes surrounding the charming city.
The French Colonizer had chosen the city of Ain Draham to build a military base in addition to building around it some vital annexes related to education, health and services. These facilities have remained a witness to this period of time until today.
The most beautiful part of the Ain Draham is its beautiful villages close to the mountains and its outstanding houses in the peaks of the mountains of Khemer with dense forests including pine trees, oak and cork trees.
This city inspired Tunisia’s first and prominent poet Abu Al kacem chebbi who resorted to this tourist area seeking peace of mind and wrote the most beautiful poems “O God how sweet is childhood, it is the dream of life.”
Ain Draham is famous for its traditional handicrafts, which include antiques, woodware and statues that symbolize animals living in the city’s forest such as wild boar, rabbit, wolf, stork and other animals that have highlighted the dense forest of the city.
This resort area can be the focus of effective investment by the Tunisian authorities to make of it a tourist and ecological pole with excellence and achieve success in many projects to become a destination for tourists from all over the world, including those projects that remained hostage in the shelves of the administrations and slow administrative transactions, such as ” a cableway project” and “tourist village Faj Al Atlall” and others. ..
Successive governments neglected Ain Draham, and its reality is summarized in the following sentence “Jewel in the hands of a foal.”
TunisiaMonitorOnline (Dhouha Saafi)