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Address: Monastir, Tunisia
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Respect by locals

Our partners have organized one day for excursions and we visited Bourghiba Mausoleum. Should point out that locals highly respect the President Bourghiba, even collected some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ruslana0212
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our partners have organized one day for excursions and we visited Bourghiba Mausoleum. Should point out that locals highly respect the President Bourghiba, even collected some amount and built a monument for him. So we were told all details about childhood, education, political and private life of Habib Bourghiba. Park area is in front and full of families with kids,... More 

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Thank Ruslana0212
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit with, of course, the respect due to this very clever person! I was hapy to discover many objects from this personality and like to visit his Monastir palace as well.

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Thank Jean-Paul M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a taxi from Sousse to come here which was cheap. The Mosque and the surrounding area is stunning and managed to take some really nice pictures. If you come for a tour I would recommend to wear suitable clothing otherwise the locals become a bit unfriendly as noticed looking at other tourists.

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Thank ish986
Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Free entrance. Mon-Thurs 2:30pm, Fri - Sun 9am-4.30pmc Alot of photos Inside the mausoleum, there are some of president Bourguiba's personal belongings and a spectacular 365 piece chandelier

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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

an interesting place but not what I could call a safe place with plenty of locals wanting to take you on a lecture tour for a big tip

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Thank henry n
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a very nice and impressive memorial. I was here on a weekday in November, not a lot of tourists then, I think we were the only ones there. It`s also free to get in, go have a look.

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Thank Eivind S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 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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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 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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Thank HamzaO87
Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 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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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 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

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