Medina of Tunis

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
Medina of Tunis
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
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Roofs of the medina

Location Tunis
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iii, v
Reference 36
UNESCO region Arab States
Coordinates 36°49′00″N 10°10′00″E / 36.81667°N 10.16667°E / 36.81667; 10.16667
Inscription history
Inscription 1979 (3rd Session)
Medina of Tunis is located in Tunisia
Medina of Tunis
Location in Tunisia

The medina of Tunis is the medina quarter of Tunis, capital of Tunisia. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.

The Medina contains some 700 monuments, including palaces, mosques, mausoleums, madrasas and fountains dating from the Almohad and the Hafsid periods.