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Madrasa Ennakhla

Madrasa Ennakhla

Madrasa Ennakhla is a historical Islamic school from the Ottoman era located near the Al-Zaytuna Mosque in the Tunisian capital, Tunis. The madrasa, which was founded in 1714 AD by Al-Husayn I ibn Ali, the founder of the Husainid Dynasty, is named after the palm tree at the center of its courtyard. Madrasa Ennakhla was renovated in 1979 and 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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