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One day in El Munastir, Al Munastir, Tunisia

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 1st of April, 2009
The city didnt have much to show than the medieval coast fort. You have a good view from the towers over the coast and the harbour. You can take some good pictures and the towers are also nice, but that's all about it.
The rest has got charme like on a bazaar, with people looking as if they would like to catch you immediately. The bazaar only offers what other bazaars do in the region, so you shouldn't come only for that. The rest is worth only a short stop, not more.
 

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Tunisia - overviewFew people know that modern-day Tunisia was the center of the Carthaginian civilization; Carthage itself was located around 16km north of the present capital, Tunis. The town was originally named Tunes and was founded by the Berbers in the 2nd century BC. It was in the 9th century that the Phoenicians from the city of Carthage conquered Tunis. The destruction of Carthage by the Roman Empire in 146 BC led to the city’s demise. It was rebuilt by the Romans and later on became the center of their agricultural industry. The final destruction of Carthage in the 7th century gave rise to the Islamic control of the Arab Muslims in Tunis. It... Read more »

 
 
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