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Address: Monastir, Tunisia
Phone Number: +216 71 341 077

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Beautiful place to visit in Monastir.You must go and see even if just to get pics taken of it. Its only a 10 minute walk from the Port in Monastir.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 29, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit in Monastir.You must go and see even if just to get pics taken of it. Its only a 10 minute walk from the Port in Monastir.

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Thank Linda E
Monastir, Tunisia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

A monument like others to see. This is where buried Habib Bourguiba the first president of Tunisia. Near the downtown of Monastrir so can be reached by foot

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit and not too expensive. You can pay a guide to give you information. There is information there but wr found a guide useful. Guides are not official but you negotiate a tip money fee, ifbits closed when you get there look through railings as often the guard will let you in for a small fee.

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Thank streakey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Nothing impressive about this site, I can just pass by it without being curious to check it at all. A part from seeing how Bourguiba wasted a lot of tax payers money for his tomb nothing to see.

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Thank Hamza C
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

I went to see the medina of Monastir and as there's not much to see anyway, I decided to pop into this place. Turned out it's a much more curious place than I can judge from the reviews here. Indeed, the place looks majestic from the outside and a bit Soviet-style inside, mixed with the elements of islamic architecture. The... More 

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Thank Tatiana L
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Simply the Mausolée of Bourguiba which was the first tunisian president till 1987 (after independance in 1956)

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Thank Trouka80
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

For the history buffs, the "Father of the nation" Mausoleum is an interesting part of modern Tunisia's history. Through it you can start learning about how this little country started being shaped into the complex reality of today.

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Thank mahdint
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Only seen it from the outside. It is astonishing and a great example of the architecture and historic values.

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Thank Diána H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

on arrival in Monastir, you cannot help but see the grand Minarets standing tall above the Mausloleum of Habib Bourghiba. On entering, there is a beautiful long extended boulevard with a large cemetery on the left which is a burial ground for past wealthier Tunsians and dignitaries. once inside, you will see the grandness of the Mausoleum and tomb which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful mausoleum situated right in the heart of Monastir. it's also free to visit. I went with my Tunisian friend and she told me about the history and what everything was. Lovely place.

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