Tourbet el Bey, Tunis
Built in the 18th century, the Tourbet el Bey is a Tunisian royal mausoleum in the southwest of the medina of Tunis. It is the largest funerary monument in Tunis, mainly known for housing the marble graves of the Husseinite dynasty which ruled Tunisia for a long time. Besides members of their families, favorite ministers and court people are also buried here. The graves occupy the courtyard and some rooms. You will be impressed by the mausoleum's richly decorated rooms and finely worked stucco on the ceiling domes inside them.
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Sight Location: Tunis, Tunisia (See walking tours in Tunis)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
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