Place de l'Independance (Independence Square), Tunis
The square is located at the spot where Avenue Habib Bourguiba meets Rome Street (Rue de Rome), France Avenue (Avenue de France) and Jamel-Abdenasser Street (Rue Jamel-Abdenasser). It is a very popular tourist spot thanks to its central location and numerous landmarks.
Visitors will find the French Embassy and the Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul at Independence Square. This is also the location of the Ibn Khaldoun statue, a memorial to the famous Tunisian philosopher and historian that was carved by artist Zubair al-Turki. In addition to the statue, a marble plaque etched with pearls of wisdom is located nearby. Another popular public art piece is the "I Love Tunis" sign, which is often used as a backdrop for tourist photos.
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Place de l'Independance (Independence Square) on Map
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