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Saheb Ettabaâ Mosque

Saheb Ettabaâ Mosque

Saheb Ettabaâ Mosque, also Youssef Saheb Ettabaâ or Halfaouine Mosque, is a historic mosque located in the Tunisian capital, Tunis. The mosque was built between 1808 and 1814 AD, by Youssef Saheb Ettabaâ, the Grand Vizier during the reign of Bey Hammuda ibn Ali Pasha. The mosque is distinguished by its architectural style, which is influenced by Italian architecture. Saheb Ettabaâ Mosque includes the tomb of Youssef Saheb Ettabaâ in addition to the Madrasa Saheb Ettabaâ, and it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 as part of Medina of Tunis.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Tunis Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 19th 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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