Medina of Tunis (1979)
Tunisia

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Tunisia 1926. Grand Mosque, Tunis.

Under the Almohads and the Hafsids, from the 12th to the 16th century, Tunis was considered one of the greatest and wealthiest cities in the Islamic world.

Some 700 monuments, including palaces, mosques, mausoleums, madrasas and fountains, testify to this remarkable past.

  • Tunisia 1926. Grand Mosque, Tunis. 

Other World Heritage Sites in Tunisia (on this site). Please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Tunisia section for further information about the individual properties.  

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