Travel Blogs from Monastir
... and was economically inclined to the west, and he is still revered by some as the Father of modern Tunisia. It looks like a big mosque and has a casket inside. OK,
This area, or somewhere in Tunisia, was also used for Tattooine in Star Wars (and was in every Star Wars film except Episode 5). The Monastir Rabat was used for Jersusalem in Life of Brian. A nearby city was used as Cairo in Raiders of the Lost Ark. And some place was ...
... that sells refreshing mint tea, so we are forced to quench our thirst from a can.
We're flying back to London Gatwick on a charter flight TOM 353 which is scheduled to depart at 12:05 and arrive at 15:10. Insha'Allah.
Tonight is our last dinner at the Marhaba Palace and so not unexpectedly we receive exceptional service this evening. It's a ritual - which sometimes descends to pantomine - we've seen acted out a few times now. Waiters rushing round guests at their last meal, presumably to ensure that they get a good tip.
So we play our part and let our waiter go through the ritual. ...
... would have been used as a vantage point to scan the horizon for hostile fleets. Today it affords a panoramic view of the city and Al-Qurayyah beach.
Film fact - The Ribat was used as a location for Monty Python's Life of Brian and Zeffirelli's Life of Christ
Located near the ribat and the coast the mosque breaks the tradition of Islamic town ...
... houses an outstanding collection of mosaics providing an illustration and insight into life in Roman and Byzantine Tunisia in general and Sousse, modern day Hadrumetum in particular.
There are collections of objects and statues of the Punic, Roman, Christian and Arabe eras. Among the most ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool