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Published on 1/23/2007 By Xcess
Infos About : Tunisia Tunis Sousse Sfax Hammamet Djerba Mahdia
  Sidi Bou Said Port el Kantaoui Monastir Kairouan Tozeur Bizert Matmata
  Informations

It's at 80 kilometers in the south of the golf of Hammamet and on the Mediterranean, at 24 km of Monastir . It is described as 'Pearl Of the Sahel', region of which it is the capital. A town of xx km of surface and account Surroundings 200.000 inhabitants in 1991.

 
      History :
   Known before under the name of Hadramaout and founded with in the IXI' E century before JC.
By phenicians sailors . After, the site knew several civilization whose Vandals, the Romans, the
Byzantins and Arabic, along all this period the city preserved its importance.
Monuments And Touristic Attractions
  It is noticed clearly that the city is divided into 3 dimensions :
Old side with its various monuments,...
Touristic side : the city radiate by a wide fine sand landscape
over the length of the coasts accompanied by a sun present
almost during all the year, a modern chain of hotels and a very
varied tourist attractions.
Modern side : illusttrated by it's significant industrial activity,
university and by a large fishing port near of the old medina.
 
picture of the center of the town of Sousse Tunisia
picture of the boujafer beach in sousse tunisia
 
el ribat (medina) sousse tunisia
   - The Catacombs : extend on five kilometers, 240
funerary galleries preserved better than those of the
catacombs of the town of Rome.
(Address : ' Street 25 Juillet 1957 ')

- Médina : the old Arab, Vast and closed city of
an imposing enclosure, consisted walls of xx meters
length and 8 meter height containing several historic
sites.

- Tower Khalef Al Fata, a headlight builds into 859
and which dominates the kasbah. from the top of it's
30 meters, the visitor can admire the panoramic sight
on the suit town and the back country.

- El Ribat , is a fortress dating from the Almoravide
time at the VIII century, in charge of defense against
the invaders.

- the museum of Sousse, near the Khalef Tower,
contains a large collection of mosaics.

- The Great Mosque, with the gross round towers :
it was built by the Emir Aghlabide Abou Il Abbés
Mohamed into 85.
the old medina sousse tunisia
the port of sousse tunisia
inside the medina of sousse in tunisia
 
   Addresses And Useful Informations :
 -  Regional Office Of Tourism:  Avenue Habib Bourguiba, Sousse.
Phone : (+216-73) 225-157 / 225-158.
Fax
: (+216-73) 224 262.
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