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Tipasa
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Tipasa

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Algeria
Best of: Architecture, Roman
Description:
On the shores of the Mediterranean, Tipasa was an ancient Punic trading-post conquered by Rome and turned into a strategic base for the conquest of the kingdoms of Mauritania. It comprises a unique group of Phoenician, Roman, palaeochristian and Byzantine ruins alongside indigenous monuments such as the Kbor er Roumia, the great royal mausoleum of Mauretania.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Tipasa", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.