Tunisia – Mahdia, Monastir Photos

Photos of Mahdia and Monastir (check out one of Tunisia’s best preserved Ribats here).

A donkey cart on the streets of Mahdia Skifa el-Kahla, a fortified gate that survived from the original Fatimid city; Mahdia Walking through the 50 meter long Skifa el-Kahla gate of Mahdia Souvenir shop in a traditional house on Place du Caire A shady courtyard setting at Place du Caire Fishing boats in Mahdia's harbor Fishermen try their luck near Fatimid fortifications; Mahdia Borj el-Kebir, a large fortress at the end of the Mahdia peninsula Interior view of Borj el-Kebir One of Mahdia's many mosques A loom worker busy with his weaving; Mahdia Mural at the metro station The center of Monastir Spice shop; Monastir Monastir's Great Mosque Archways of the Ribat; Monastir Robby strikes a pose in the Ribat of Harthema, one of the country's finest examples of military architecture The Ribat was originally built in 796 AD. Its been used in the "Monty Python's Life of Brian" movie View of Monastir's coastline as seen from the top of the nador (tower) of the Ribat Cemetery adjacent to the Ribat Panoramic view of Monastir's Ribat One final look at one of Tunisia's best preserved Ribats Becky excited to visit the  Mausoleum of Habib Bourguiba The mausoleum of Tunisia's best president, Habib Bourguiba (a champion of women's rights who fought against Sharia law, and was a strong proponent of literacy for all) One final look at the resting place of President Habib Bourguiba The Ribat as seen from the cemetery; Monastir Colorful fishing boats in Sousse harbor foto gallery lightboxby VisualLightBox.com v6.1

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