Tunisia is an Arab African country, located geographically in the north side of the continent of Africa, officially known as the Tunisian Republic, and its land area is 163.610 km², and its capital is the city of Tunis, and it is famous for the tourism sector to provide the elements of its tourist attractions represented in: the many historical, archaeological, and tourist attractions, It provides the infrastructure ready to receive tourists from hotels, transportation, and stable political security.
Tourist cities in Tunisia
The city of Tunis
Geographically located in the northern side of the Republic of Tunisia, it is astronomically located on a longitude 10.16667 degrees east of the Greenwich Line, and on a latitude of 36.8 degrees north of the equator, and its land area is 212.63 km², and it has twinning with many cities such as the city of Manama, the city of Algeria, and the city of Amman, And the city of Doha.
The city is famous for its multiple forms of tourism, as it is characterized by cultural tourism, recreational tourism, health and treatment, and tourism festivals music, and conferences, and among the most prominent tourist attractions:
- Zaytuna Mosque: It is one of the most important Islamic monuments in the African continent.
- The accuracy of the archaeological site: It contains a large number of Romen artifacts, and is one of the most important archaeological and tourist sites in the North African region.
- St. Vincent de Pau Cathedral: It is located in Independence Square, and it was built in the year 1893 AD, and it is considered a basic church for Romen Catholics in Tunisia.
- Other parameters: Rades Bridge – La Goulette, Bardo Museum, Habib Bourguiba Street, Bab El Bahr, the statue of Ibn Khaldoun, the Kasbah Square, and the Municipal Palace.
Geographically located in the northeastern side of the Republic of Tunisia, and its land area is 1.5 km², and it was founded in the year 814 BC by the Phoenician Princess Alisa, and she has twins with many cities such as Tire, Aix-en-Provence, and Cartagena. The city includes a large number of tourist attractions, most notably:
- Romen Carthage theater: It was built in the beginning of the second century BC on the banks of the Odeon Plateau, and it is characterized by crowned columns made of frilled marble, and its semicircular runways.
- Antonios Baths: It was built in the middle of the second century A.D., but it was destroyed by the Vandals, and it disappeared for a long time under the dirt, and it was discovered in the year 1945 AD.
- Carthage Museum: It is located on top of the Persa Plateau, and was built in the year 1875 AD. It displays many archaeological artifacts dating back to the Phoenician Punic period, the Romen African period, and the Islamic period.
- Other parameters: Hanging cisterns, the Punic District, next to the National Carthage Museum, the Scula building dating back to the third century AD, the circular theater, the Magon neighborhood, the Romen Houses neighborhood, the Damos al-Qarieta church, and the early Christian museum.
The city of Djerba
It is located geographically in the Gulf of Gabes in the southeastern side of Tunisia, and its land area is 514 km2. It belongs administratively to the governorate of Medenine, and it is famous for its tourism fame because it contains many tourist attractions, including:
- The Big Tower: It is called the Ghazi Ghazi Mustafa, and it is considered one of the city’s landmarks.
- Ras Raml Island: Also known as Pink Flamingo Island.
- Other parameters: Al-Turk Mosque, the golf course, the Ghriba Temple located in the delegation of Houmt Souk, and the Nador building that was built in the nineteenth century AD.