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Ksar Beni Barka

Ksar Beni Barka

Ksar Beni Barka is a ruined fortified ksar, located in the Tataouine Governorate in southern Tunisia. It was built by North African Berber communities to repel the attacks of the Bedouin tribes. The building consists of a group of rooms that are used for dwelling and storing grain and crops.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Tataouine Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Berber

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Cave dwelling and the world of ksour in southern Tunisia

Date of Submission: 2020

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