Under the Almohads and the Hafsids, from the 12th to the 16th century, Tunis was considered one of the greatest and wealthiest cities in the Islamic world. Some 700 monuments, including palaces, mosques, mausoleums, madrasas and fountains, testify to this remarkable past.
Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site
|ii||To exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on developments in architecture or technology, monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design.||All|
|iii||To bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared.||All|
|v||To be an outstanding example of a traditional human settlement, land-use, or sea-use which is representative of a culture (or cultures), or human interaction with the environment especially when it has become vulnerable under the impact of irreversible change.||All|
|Dar El Annabi||2020||17.2km||site_ao|
|Hotel du Lac||2019||2.5km||site_ao|
|An Ancient Tophet at Carthage||2017||14.2km||site_ao|
|Hôtel du Lac||1970||2.5km||site_brutalism|
|Archaeological Site of Carthage||1979||14.5km||site_whs|
|The Implicit Threat of Being Designated a World Heritage Site||2019||15.3km||post|
|The mystery of Star Wars and Tunisia’s rundown Brutalist hotel||2019||0.3km||post|
About the source: UNESCO
Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.