Zaghouan is an Andalusia city and is considered a Roman water temple. A spring originating here supplied ancient seaside Carthage with fresh water. Its main room above the spring was dedicated to one of the many gods of water and encloses a fountain surrounded by twelve niches. Each niche previously held a statue depicting one of the twelve months of the year. The temple used to be the starting point of the longest Roman Aqueducts which for 76 mi/123 km to Carthage.