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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Algeria
Best of: Architecture, Roman
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. [More Details]
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.