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Madrasa El Bachia

Madrasa El Bachia

Madrasa El Bachia is a historical Islamic school located near the Al-Zaytuna Mosque in the old city of Tunis. It was founded in 1752 AD by Abu l-Hasan Ali I, the second bey of the Husainid Dynasty, and was dedicated to the Hanafi education. Madrasa El Bachia was renovated in the 1980s and it includes today a training center. In 1979, it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of Medina of Tunis.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Tunis Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 18th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Medina of Tunis

Date of Inscription: 1979

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