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North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial

10 miles from the city of Tunis | 5 Miles From Its Airport, Tunis, Tunisia
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Great place to visit!

As with other overseas military cemeteries, this place is immaculate. Staff are very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
Emily M
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United States
Place of Honor

I had the distinct pleasure to visit and pay my respects to those from the Greatest Generation who... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
PappyManson
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Open Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-16:00. Closed on Weekends
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“wwii” (7 reviews)
“warring” (4 reviews)
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10 miles from the city of Tunis | 5 Miles From Its Airport, Tunis, Tunisia
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

As with other overseas military cemeteries, this place is immaculate. Staff are very knowledgeable and can tell you about many of the people buried here. Highly recommend if in Tunis. We were able to catch a cab just outside the gate to go back to...More

1  Thank Emily M
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

I had the distinct pleasure to visit and pay my respects to those from the Greatest Generation who made the ultimate sacrifice to defeat evil in WWII. This is a must for all Americans who might have the opportunity to visit Tunis! It is only...More

2  Thank PappyManson
Reviewed August 26, 2016

A very humbling and beautiful place, immaculately kept. Reading the names, epitaphs, and, the ages of those interred here lends one a sense of the costs of war. There is a long wall inscribed with names of those lost whose remains were never found. The...More

4  Thank Steve M
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Closed on weekends. Truly a moving and must do visit if you are an American in Tunis. The mosaics depicting the scheme of the war as well as the words etched in English, French and Arabic make this distinctly North African-- but the layout of...More

3  Thank catatonia_10
Reviewed May 5, 2016

A peaceful oasis of calm. Even if you are not American this place is worth a quick visit, especially if you are a history buff. It's beautifully maintained, but it is worth highlighting that it is closed at weekends and on all US and Tunisian...More

1  Thank Geoff C
Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is a small oasis of green and tranquility in the suburbs of Tunis. The grounds are immaculately cared for and the marble stones gleam bright white in the sun. There is the most spectacular and massive mosaic depicting the N. African and Med campaigns...More

1  Thank Luz2Travel
Reviewed November 14, 2015

A truly beautifully maintained war cemetery, visiting here is an unforgettably moving experience. I spent several hours here, and left feeling a special bond with those who gave their lives so we could be free.

1  Thank Anthony-Susan
Reviewed November 11, 2015

After living in Tunis for a couple of months I didn't know what to expect when visiting the North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial located in Carthage about 20 minutes from the heart of bustling and often messy Tunis but it was certainly a pleasant,...More

2  Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Visited here with friends, it was a lovely visit. The staff couldn't do enough to make our visit special. The guide was very passionate about the cemetery. It was a very sobering visit. Well worth it. The place is immaculate.

1  Thank Joanne and Davi... D
Reviewed August 9, 2015

A beautiful and dignified resting place for those who served. The North African campaign is a part of WWII often overlooked, but for American troops it was the trial by fire and training ground that took unproven units and their commanders and taught the lessons...More

1  Thank CathyLen
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Betty Bennett M
February 11, 2016|
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Response from ABIR86 |
Did you ever get your picture? I am hoping to get there this summer and I can do it.
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MelanieTubbs
March 10, 2015|
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Response from robijntje |
I went to the cemetery and took lots of pictures. Please let me know how I can send them to you.
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