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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  • The mausoleum of Bourgiba is a beautiful place in a central location, the Ribat is very close so you won't spend too much time getting there.  more »
  • Who is in Monastir, should have been there. To get to know the history of Tunisia and your founder or leaders.
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  • It’s free, so definitely worth visiting. Not a huge amount to see, but it is the tomb of the person who liberated Tunisia from the French so worthy of respect.  more »
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  • Good architecture. Must visit if you are in Monastir. Photographs posted inside with Arab leaders are nice one. Admirable that his pics with Gaddafi and Saddam Hussain are there.
  • Beautiful things to see very interesting place
  • This is probably the most impressive mausoleums I've ever been to. What a gorgeous tribute to the former President. I highly recommend checking this out.
  • Beautiful place and resting place for the late president
  • A very impressive mausoleum which to be expected for the man who brought Tunisia to independency
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