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Overnight Camel Trek Tour to the Sahara Erg Chebbi dunes from Merzouga
"Day 1: Camel trekking to Erg Chebbi dunes and sunset in the middle of the dunes:Camel trek start in the afternoon from the Kasbah Hotel to the Bivouac Camp in the middel of the dunes to experience the desert magic.It takes 1 hour and half to possibility of sand boarding and in the evening enjoy a Moroccan campfire dinner and drum circle before falling asleep under the stars.You will leave your main luggage for free at the Kasbah Hotel and just take a backpack for the overnight journey.Day 2: Sunrise and camel trekking back to the and enjoy breakfast before heading back to the Kasbah Hotel in the village where a room will be provided for a shower... Collection of your main luggage end of tour."
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Private Shore Excursion from Trapani to Segesta and Erice
"This is a private shore excursion to Segesta and Erice from Trapani with English speaking driver and comfortable ride. Meet your driver at your hotel in Trapani or at the port and embark on a 40 minute-drive to Segesta. This is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of Sicily founded by the Elymian population and refugees from destroyed Troy before the arrival of the Greeks. Segesta's ancient Greek temple can make a valid claim to being the best preserved in the world and its amphitheater boasts a hilltop position on Mount Barbaro second to none. Kindly take note that the admission fees are not included in the rate and should be paid on site (approximately 10 euro per person)Board the car again and after a 45 will reach Erice
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Private Shore Excursion from Trapani to Segesta and Erice
"This is a private shore excursion to Segesta and Erice from Trapani with English speaking driver and comfortable ride. Meet your driver at your hotel in Trapani or at the port and embark on a 40 minute-drive to Segesta. This is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of Sicily founded by the Elymian population and refugees from destroyed Troy before the arrival of the Greeks. Segesta's ancient Greek temple can make a valid claim to being the best preserved in the world and its amphitheater boasts a hilltop position on Mount Barbaro second to none. Kindly take note that the admission fees are not included in the rate and should be paid on site (approximately 10 euro per person)Board the car again and after a 45 will reach Erice
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THE RIBAT

The Sousse Ribat is one of a few similar buidings built along the coast to protect Moslem lands from Christian invasion.It was built at the end of the 7th century, work started in AD 787 and was...
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alyf1961
Jan 13, 2012

Visit the Ribat

I liked the Ribat very much and found it remarkably atmospheric (perhaps because it was empty except for me).You can buy tickets from the kiosk opposite the Great Mosque, or from the entrance to the...
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leics
Aug 10, 2010

Climb The Ribat watchtower

The Ribat at Sousse is one of a series of fortified monasteries built along the North African coast as a defence against the threat of invading Christians. It is built over two levels opening onto a...
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datapanik
Jun 06, 2009

Views from the Ribat

The 27m/89ft high Nador (circular watch-tower) offers excellent views over the Medina and the harbour plus the newer city area to the north. The tower was added to the Ribat in 821 AD and features a...
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Willettsworld
Mar 01, 2008

Ribat

Northwest of the Great Mosque in Sousse rises the tower of the Ribat, a conspicuous landmark in the town and one of the finest examples of Islamic religious architecture in Tunisia. This was one of a...
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Willettsworld
Mar 01, 2008

Ribat

After the mosque we went to the Ribat. This is probably the most famous and the most impressive sight in Sousse. Once again we had to pay to enter and we had to pay an extra Dinar to take pictures....
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barryg23
Jan 06, 2007

Ribat

The oldest monument in Sousse, the Ribat, was built in the last quarter of the 8th century by the Abbasid governor Yassid ibn Hatim al-Muhallabi and was a part of the coastal fortification system...
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Childish
Nov 13, 2006

Ribat

Sousse's ribat (fortified Islamic monastery) is the oldest building in the medina.Built in the 8th and 9th centuries, the ribat is an essentially Byzantine structure, but it is worth noting the Roman...
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brazwhazz
Oct 29, 2006

Ribat Sousse

One of the touristic 'things' you can do in Sousse is a visit to the Ribat. When climbing the tower you get magnificent views over the city. The tower is quite small, so hopefully you do not find...
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Lunaina
Aug 16, 2006

Ribat

The 8th century Ribat is a fortress which was part of a chain of similar coastal buildings whose purpose was to defend the country from foreign invaders. The word 'ribat' comes from the same root as...
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sandysmith
Mar 30, 2006

The Ribat of Sousse

This ancient fortress was formerly one of the most important ribats in North Africa against the crusades.The tower (viewpont) of the Ribat is called Nador.It's in a good condition and the view is very...
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Robert_Hun
Jan 06, 2005

View from the ribat tower

The view from the top of the ribat tower is amazing, and well worth the small charge for doing so.Getting to the top of the tower involves climbing a steep, spiral staircase on the inside of the tower...
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SWFC_Fan
Mar 30, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Ribat

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Kasbah - Sousse Museum

The Kasbah was built in 859 AD on the site of an earlier Byzantine fortress. Its 30m/100ft high Khalef el Fata tower, named after its builder, is one of the oldest towers in the whole of North Africa....
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Medina

Sousse has a very long history. It was a Phoenician outpost (Hadrumetum), a free Roman city (Byzacium), a vandal town (Hunericopolis) and finally the Byzantine city of Justiniana or Justinianopolis....
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Grand Mosque

The Mosque is built using large stone blocks, some of these blocks were taken from the Roman baths at Carthage which is one of the reasons the baths are not better preserved. It has towers on the...
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