Ksar El Kedim

Ksar El Kedim

Ksar El Kedim, also known as Ksar Zenati, is a fortified granary (ksar) located in the Tataouine Governorate in southern Tunisia. According to the inscription on the entrance, It was built by Berber tribes in the 11th century AD. Below the building there are caves that served as dwellings accessed by an underground passage.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Tataouine Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 11th 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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