Bourghiba Mausoleum, Monastir

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Visit the monumental burial place of the father of Tunisian independence at Bourghiba Mausoleum. The mausoleum's construction began back in 1963, only to reach completion after president Habib Bourguiba's death in 2000. A long walkway leads up to the traditional building, consisting of three domes flanked by tall minarets. Inside the mausoleum, stop into the small museum that brings together some of the leader's personal belongings, including his desk, pens, glasses, and collection of private photographs. Put Bourghiba Mausoleum into our Monastir route builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • very nice visit nice mausoleum to visit quiet and we appreciate the architecture the guide explains very well all the stages of this construction which took 15 years
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  • what a fantastic free attraction in Monastir. Across the road from the main shops. The most fantastic chandelier is inside, a beautiful cool place from the heat outside  more »
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  • It was great and we must visit this if you are in Tunisia to respect the country leader’s Tomb. Huge area with shops and garden to spent our evenings.
  • better visit this place to know the history of Monastir and its former president Bourguiba.
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