The Wonder Behind The Wall


The Medina of Sousse is a Medina quarter in Sousse, Governorate of Sousse, Tunisia. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 and become a remarkable example of early Islamic architecture in the Maghreb.

Sousse, a classic example of a town dating from the first centuries of Islam, was an important economic and military port throughout the Aghlabid period (800–909). Medina of  Sousse was part of a coastal defense system, with its kasbah, walls, medina (including the Great Mosque), Bu Ftata Mosque, and characteristic Ribat (both a fort and a religious edifice). 

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