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Forte El Ribat

Monastir, Tunisia
+216 71 561 693
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Great views

Wow have not been here for a while as it was being refurbished for ages. They have spent a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Fantastic building

Highly recommended attraction in Monastir. Same type of fortress as the one in Sousse, but much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Monastir, Tunisia
+216 71 561 693
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow have not been here for a while as it was being refurbished for ages. They have spent a lot of money on it but not put the price up. They even have toilets now. There are information boards and now they have safety railings...More

Thank streakey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended attraction in Monastir. Same type of fortress as the one in Sousse, but much bigger and spectacular. Placed in an isolated position on the sea next to the mosque and at close distance to the mausoleum of Bourguiba, from its tower a spectacular...More

Thank lamusi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small fort yet has a labyrinthe of cells, doorways, and stairs. Larger and much better than the Ribat in Sousse, worth visiting. Make sure to climb up to the top- the stairs are narrow but in good shape. Great views of the beach and sea....More

Thank rootMSE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big fort next to the sea! It is truly remarkable! Fun little side note, the Life of Brian was filmed here.

Thank BlookyLeYoshi
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The identity of Monastir as islamic town is expressed when you look at this amaizing monument standing in front of the see.

Thank rayouni
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It is nice castle and has great views to the city and the sea and it is not big as it is just a small place and near has the shopping area that can get some souvenirs

Thank Bohdima
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Spectacular old fortress and one of the filming locations of the Life of Brian! Make sure you go to the top of the tower as the views are amazing.

Thank _bengraysmed
Reviewed 7 December 2016

An old fortress located near the sea. This was the most impressive sight I visited in Monastir. Make sure to go to the top of the tower where you will find an amazing view of the city.

Thank Eivind S
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an impressive castle and well worth a visit (as we realised later it's where one of the Monty Python's was filmed!) Just as impressive is the view from nearby the castle down to the sea. A lovely spot

Thank christine b
Reviewed 29 September 2016

When we arrived it turned out the entrance is 7 dinars, at first I was a bit upset but now I can say it's not much and I think it was totally worth it. There is a very clean toilet inside and a small museum...More

Thank Tatiana L
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