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Medina of Sousse
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Medina of Sousse

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Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Tunisia
Description:
Sousse was an important commercial and military port during the Aghlabid period (800–909) and is a typical example of a town dating from the first centuries of Islam. With its kasbah, ramparts, medina (with the Great Mosque), Bu Ftata Mosque and typical ribat (both a fort and a religious building), Sousse was part of a coastal defence system.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Medina of Sousse", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.