Things to see and do - Monastir
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Architecture, castles and historic districts
Built in the 8C, the ribat in Monastir is the first of many monastery-fortresses which stand along the Mediterranean coast of Africa. Originally defensive forts built to withstand Christian invasions, as well as important centres of Islamic learning,..
Built in 1963, the Bourguiba mosque (closed to visitors on Fridays) is traditional in design and remarkable for its rich decoration. Entry is through 19 carved teak doors, the work of craftsmen from Kairouan. The prayer hall, the vaults of which are ..
Museums and art
R. de l’Indépendance
Situated next to the Bourguiba mosque, the Museum of Traditional Costume is home to a fine collection of wedding dresses made from velvet, silk, gold and silver.