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Tourbet el Bey

Tourbet el Bey

Tourbet el Bey is a royal mausoleum of the Husainid dynasty beys, located in Medina of Tunis, Tunisia. It was built during the reign of Ali II ibn Hussein, the fourth bey of Tunis from the Husainid dynasty who ruled between 1759 and 1782 AD. The mausoleum, which is considered the largest funerary monument in Tunis, was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Tunis Governorate

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

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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