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Bourghiba Mausoleum

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Burgiba was one of the architects of the independance of Tunisia from France in 1956. He also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful building

We were told this was a must see in Monastir but to be wary of the guys trying to sell things on... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
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Route de la Falaise, Monastir 5000, Tunisia
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All reviews beautiful building worth a visit beautiful place habib bourguiba resting place free of charge take pictures great architecture free entrance president guide mausoleum history tunisian marble respect photos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Burgiba was one of the architects of the independance of Tunisia from France in 1956. He also overthrew the monarchy in 1957 and became the first president, for 30 years. He was a secular socialist, but, unlike the likes in other Arab countries, he was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a short walk away from the ribat. Tbe building and decor are very grand however theres is not much to see or do.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 14, 2019

I was impressed by the architecture. The mausoleum is certainly worth a snap. Our guide told us that locals all thought the massive cost of building it - with imported Italian top-end marble etc - was a waste of money that could have been spent...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Derek P
Reviewed March 3, 2019

We were told this was a must see in Monastir but to be wary of the guys trying to sell things on the approach, none of them were overly pushy , once they were told NO! quite firmly they went off muttering under their breath...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AndynEz
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Verry good to look.so white..soo good medina there...all is free and best a day you can spend there you time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tamafra
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived at 5pm and the Mausoleum closed at 4pm. We were unable to go inside but were still able to walk in the courtyard and went to the Fort across the road. There were nice views of the Sea and small cars in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

It’s free went for a walk one day and found this place worth a visit beautiful walk through then the vast area and buildings quite interesting inside the majority of the people are poor but this building with it’s marble finish must have cost millions...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mickb746
Reviewed December 22, 2018

The mausoleum of Bourgiba is a beautiful place in a central location, the Ribat is very close so you won't spend too much time getting there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tankred W
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

It’s free, so definitely worth visiting. Not a huge amount to see, but it is the tomb of the person who liberated Tunisia from the French so worthy of respect.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Greg548
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Mausoleum as part of a TUI excursion (a few of us were going stir crazy at our hotel). The walk up to the Mausoleum is breathtaking - the scale of the dome and the minaret, the mosaic tiling, carved stone and ceilings...it’s...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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