UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tunisia

Sousse, Tunisia

Tunisia is home to 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 7 cultural sites, 1 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Tunisia shares 0 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in Tunisia are:

  • Amphitheatre of El Jem

    El Jem is a 3rd-century monument.
    This 3rd-century monument illustrates the grandeur and extent of Imperial Rome.
  • Archaeological Site of Carthage

    Carthage-Tunisia
    Carthage was founded in the 9th century B.C. on the Gulf of Tunis.
  • Medina of Tunis

    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.
  • Ichkeul National Park

  • Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis

  • Kairouan

    Located in the centre of Tunisia in a plain at an almost equal distance from the sea and the mountain, Kairouan is the most ancient Arabo-Muslim base of the Maghreb (670 AD) and one of its principal holy cities.
    Located in the centre of Tunisia in a plain at an almost equal distance from the sea and the mountain, Kairouan is the most ancient Arabo-Muslim base of the Maghreb (670 AD) and one of its principal holy cities.
  • Medina of Sousse

    Sousse, Tunisia
    Sousse was an important commercial and military port during the Aghlabid period (800–909) and is a typical example of a town dating from the first centuries of Islam.
  • Dougga / Thugga

    Before the Roman annexation of Numidia, Thugga had existed for more than six centuries and was, probably, the first capital of the Numidian kingdom.
    Before the Roman annexation of Numidia, Thugga had existed for more than six centuries and was, probably, the first capital of the Numidian kingdom.

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