Ribat of Monastir, Monastir

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Ribat of Monastir, a small frontier fortress that dates back to 796, was traditionally used for defense and surveying the sea for signs of enemy ships. Expanded many times during the centuries, the city landmark boasts scenic sea views you can enjoy while strolling its stone walls. Visit the fortress museum, established in 1958, to view a variety of antique relics, including pottery, coins, ceramics, and ancient manuscripts. A visit to Ribat of Monastir represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Monastir road trip planning app to plot your vacation.
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  • I really enjoyed the freedom this building offers, you can explore every corner of it and, i can recommend a visit to it, and it is next to the beatiful mauselum.  more »
  • It is a place that is really worth seeing while in Monastir!!! From October to March open between 8.30-17.30, April-September 9.00-19.00 And during Ramadan 8.00-17.00, I recommend
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  • Great place to wander round and explore, interesting history, great photos. One of the highlights of our holiday. Also, the Ribat was the location where Monty Python filmed Life of Brian.
  • Incredible view and quite a nice fortress
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