lti Mahdia Beach Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Arrived yesterday and we have been enjoying the hospitality with our friends. We have also met a few others who live here. It has been great catching up and filling in the gaps because it's been about a year and a half since we seen each other. Today we went to ...
... Current Leader(s) / Party(s): Mehdi Jomaa (Prime Minister), Moncef Marzouki (President)
Ethnicities (% breakdown): 98% Arab Berber, 1% European, 1% Jewish and Other
National Language(s): Arabic (Tunisian Arabic), French, Berber
Religion(s) practiced (% practiced): Muslim (Sunni) 99.1%, other 1% (includes Christian, Jewish, Shia Muslim, Baha’i)
... not being in the centre of the medina. The Great Mosque's architecture is simple and sobre. Its outer fašades are in ashlar (finely dressed and cut stone) and are decorated with niches.
Habib Bourguiba Mausoleum
Tunisian ex-president Habib Bourguiba was born in 1903 in Monastir, and his mausoleum is located just a short walk from the Ribat and Grand Mosque.
He served as ...
Jewel in the desert
El Jem certainly is a gem or jewel in the desert, set in what is now no more than a sleepy and somewhat overgrown agricultural settlement.
Rise and fall of Thysdrus
Thysdrus, (modern day El Jem) like most Roman settlements in Tunisia, was built on a former Punic settlement and in the 2nd century became an important and prosperous centre for producing and exporting olive oil.
By the early 3rd century AD, when the ...
... the importance of Sousse, as it had been renamed.
We buy our tickets for the mosque from a small booth in the square outside. As we enter the mosque one of the attendants kindly gives Sue and Grace a thawb like robe and a headscarf each.
The mosque is beautiful in its simplicity, apart from one or two of the faithful in the prayer hall opposite, the mosque is empty which brings a feeling of ...