Tunisian sites classified as World Heritage by UNESCO
Tunisian sites classified as World Heritage by UNESCO are 8 in number.
Tunisia is a country which is as rich in its nature and its landscapes as in its authentic and preserved historical and cultural heritage, despite its small size.
This country has always been marked by the different civilizations that have followed one another on its territory, which has allowed it to stand out with an impressive cultural diversity and a rich historical heritage which highlights the imprints of ancestral civilizations.
The Tunisian archaeological heritage is one of the richest in the Mediterranean Basin with several hundred ancient sites. About twenty are of major interest, eight of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List and twelve others are on the tentative list.
Here are the sites already listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, spread across 7 governorates of the country.