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Mahdia



Mahdia
Introduction

1. Around town

2. The black passage

3. Place du Caire

4. The great mosque

5. Town museum

6. Doors

7. Fish market

8. Borj el-Kebir

9. Punic ruins

10. The Fatimid port

11. Sailors' cemetary

12. Cap d'Afrique

13. Tourist's beach

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MAHDIA
Sailors' cemetary
Mahdia, Tunisia

The extensive cemetary cover large parts of the eastern end of the peninsula, is laid out so that almost every grave can have a seaview, relating to Mahdia's long history of piracy, fishing and sailors.
It starts in front of the Borj el-Kebir and continues all the way past the Fatimid port, ending next to the lighthouse.
At its eastern end lies the Zaouia of Sidi Jabeur.




By Tore Kjeilen