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Medina of Tunis. ©UNESCO 2012
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Medina of Tunis

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Medina
Tunis
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Under the Almohads and the Hafsids, from the 12th to the 16th century, Tunis was considered one of the greatest and wealthiest cities in the Islamic world. Some 700 monuments, including palaces, mosques, mausoleums, madrasas and fountains, testify to this remarkable past.


on this subject: World Heritage List

Place/Country: Tunisia
Type: Travelogue
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Credits: Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc (TBS), producer. Sony corporation, co-producer ; UNESCO WHC, co-producer.
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