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Bourghiba Mausoleum

Monastir, Tunisia
+216 71 341 077
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Peaceful place

Although this is a small place to visit the shops are only across the road so after visiting here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lstacey996
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Beautiful building to visit

Short visit is enough but still worth of it. This building were heart of the city. We took some... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Iina P
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Monastir, Tunisia
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+216 71 341 077
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this is a small place to visit the shops are only across the road so after visiting here you can walk across to the cafes you can take some lovely photos here as well and the fort is a short distance so you can...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Short visit is enough but still worth of it. This building were heart of the city. We took some really nice pictures here ;)

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

With all the beaches and resorts, it was hard for me to associate Monastir with a graveyard. Well, it is still worth a visit because the surrounding area has beautiful architecture. It would be interesting if you are into history of Tunisia, to know something...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Free entrance in Feb.21. Not much to see, just a resting place, a mausoleum but is still worth a visit. It is great building, standing tall form far away. Some might say this is a lot of building for one man..but is still something to...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

You can tell by the mausoleum that Habib Bourghiba and his family were highly held in the Tunsian society even though many people disapproved of him as well, but seems to have withheld a prominent place. The mausoleum is shaped as a mosque with domes...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

This has limited opening times but it’s worth a visit. We got in because we had a Tunisian with us and we tipped the security guard. So beautiful inside and well laid out to show the history. Not been ruined by the usual tourism stuff....More

Thank streakey
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Absolutely amazing place! He was the first president of Tunisia after the French got expelled and was treated like an admirable figure to the Tunisian people. This palace looks great. The only issue I had was that there isn't much to visit inside, only the...More

Thank BlookyLeYoshi
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It was the place to go every weekend in Monastir 20 years ago. now it become older but it has a special charm

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

We visited Bourguiba mausoleum in October 2017 and the place is wonderful, makes you feel how great that Man was.

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

He was very famous but ambiguous leader. He made Tunisia look like we see it now - free and modern. Every city has street named for him. He built this amazing tomb for himself and waited 13 years under home arrest to rest in peace...More

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