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  Mahdia, Tunisia: Finger pointing at the sea
In the 10th century Mahdia was a very important city, but even more, it was the capital of one of the Muslim worlds most important line of rulers, the Fatimids.
Mahdia was chosen as the capital because of the proximity to the sea, and the promontory on which an important military settlement had been since the time of the Phoenicians.
Mahdia's great charm are the narrow streets, trees, the life of the locals, the cafés.
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  Mahdia Information
Mahdia, Arabic: المهدية (al-Mahdiya), is a Tunisian coastal city with 37,000 inhabitants, south of Monastir and southeast of Sousse.
Mahdia is a provincial centre north of Sfax.
Mahdia was founded by the Fatimids under the Caliph Abdallah al-Mahdi in 921 and named after their self-proclaimed Mahdi.
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 Mahdia
It is the capital of Mahdia governorate with 400,000 inhabitants (2005 estimate) and an area of 2,966 km².
Mahdia has good connections to other urban centres in Tunisia, and lies near the railway and highway between Sousse and Sfax.
1148: Mahdia is occupied by the Normans of Sicily.
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 Places to go, Mahdia - Tunisia.
Proclaimed the capital of Tunisia in 921, Mahdia was long the center of a power struggle between the Caliph of Cairo and local sovereigns.
Repeatedly attacked by nomads, Genoese navies, Sicilian troops, liberated by the Berbers, Mahdia became a headquarters for the pirates of Dargouth and battles with Spanish and Maltese knights.
Mahdia of today is that of the fisherman mending his nets and the silk weavers in the Rue Sidi Jaber.
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 Mahdia
Diese Vormachtstellung verlohr Mahdia aber recht schnell wieder an die neue Haupstadt der Fatimiden, Kairo.
Neben der Tourismusindustrie ist Mahdia ein wichtiges Wirtschaftszentrum des südlichen Sahels und besitz den zweit größten Fischereihafen von ganz Tunesien.
Der Strand von Mahdia beginnt etwa 3 Kilometer außerhalb der Stadt und erstreckt sich über 7 Kilometer in nördlicher Richtung.
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 Mahdia, Tunisia
Mahdia lies in a sheltered situation on a small rocky peninsula, 1.5km/1mi long and barely 500m/550yds across, which is linked with the mainland only by a narrow isthmus.
Mahdia has a picturesque Medina and a beautiful sandy beach to the north of the town.
The stronghold of Mahdia was taken twice, once by the Normans in the 12th century and later by the Spaniards, who laid siege to the town during their punitive campaigns against the great corsair Dragut.
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The Mahdia beachside resort is situated south of Monastir and Sousse, in Tunisia.
Mahdia is a small fishing port in the low season and a popular seaside resort in the summer, all the while protecting itself from the tourists′ bustle much better than other Tunisian coastal cities of the likes of Djerba or Hammamet.
Mahdia is a seat of Eden, where cultural gems are yours to discover in the course of your stay : imposing ruins and colourful fishing boats, a thousand-year-old mosque and pirate fortresses, gold and silk cloths, fishing market, ottoman minarets and fishermen′s cafés.
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 Mahdia travel guide
Mahdia is a cute seaside town between Sousse and Sfax.
Repeatedly attacked by nomads, Genoese navies, Sicilian troops, liberated by the Berbers, Mahdia became a headquarters for the troops of Dargouth and battles with Spanish and Maltese knights.
Mahdia of today is that of the fisherman mending his nets and the silk weavers in the Rue Sidi Jaber.
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 Tunisia in 1999 (South)
The the surrounding area is a Muslim Cemetery which might explain why it has not been transformed into a marina for the herds of tourists who flock to the beach resorts north of town.
Mahdia's strategic position was also appreciated by the Turks who built the fort "Borj el-Kebir" in the 16th century on the hill overlooking the old port.
The white building on the right houses the municipal tourism office which is now probably as important for Mahdia's future as the big gate was in the past...
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 Middle East - Tunisia - Mahdia
In Mahdia, women traditionally dress in brightly coloured silk embroidered with gold thread and their rich costume is undoubtedly the finest in Tunisia.
In Mahdia, the interior decoration of the Dar (house) is of utmost importance and is often viewed as a work of art.
Mahdia is right at the heart of them and boasts a multitude of star-rated hotels that have won international awards for their architectural charm and distinctive emphasis on light and shade.
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 Mahdia Holidays - Cheap late deals, bargain all inclusive holidays & last minute package offers.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mahdia holidays can combine all the comforts of a modern beach resort with trips into a fascinating old town with a long tempestuous history, built on a promontory overlooking the sea.
Mahdia holidays are not complete without exploring the extraordinary Medina, guarded by immense walls and entered by a huge 16th century gate.
While Mahdia holidays tend to centre on the seafront Mahdia hotels, it’s worth seeking out the intriguing local cafes and economical fish and seafood restaurants of this relatively uncommercialised town with its working fishing harbour.
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 Mahdia (Thapsus)
As a counterattack, the Calif of Caire sent the nomads of Benou Hilal of the southern of Egypt to confront the Zirids and ravage the town of Mahdia.
Particularly, in the 16th Century, Mahdia became a headquarters for the pirates of the Turkish Dargouth and battles with Spanish and Maltese knights.
Nowadays, Mahdia is one of the favored Holiday destinations in Tunisia.
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 Mahdia Hotels Reviews, Tips, Photos - VirtualTourist.com
Home » Travel Guides » Africa » Tunisia »; Gouvernorat de Mahdia » Mahdia » Hotels and Accommodations
Reviews and photos of Mahdia hotels posted by real travelers and locals.
Zone Touristique Mahdia, MAHDIA, Tunisia, 5100, TN Hotel Rating:
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 Hotels in Mahdia - Mahdia hotel reservations & reviews. Mahdia travel guide and hotel list. Hotels in Mahdia
Mahdia hotels and resorts reservation guide - the definitive guide to Mahdia accommodation.
The Mahdia hotels and resorts guide provides a brief summary, customer ratings and reviews for hotels or resorts.
For detailed hotel information or to reserve a hotel or resort in Mahdia, please select a hotel or resort and let asiahotels.com be your Mahdia travel agent.
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 Mahdia, Tunisia - Travel Guide
Not that stress has become a part of Tunisians' life yet, but Mahdia would be their first candidate for a Slow Living town.
Mahdia was not built like this, and was a piracy stronghold for centuries.
Yet, this was not enough, and since the walls were brought down by the Spanish in the 16th century, Mahdia has mainly been a peaceful fishing port.
www.tunisia.com /Tunisia/Travel/Tunisia-Travel-Guides/Northern-Tunisia/Mahdia   (699 words)

  
 Why the British Hate Sudan: The Mahdia's War Against London
The Mahdia was established by Dunqulawi Muhammad Ahmad b.
The financial organization of the Mahdia was based on two sources of revenue: booty of war and taxation.
The Mahdi (later the Khalifa) was the supreme judge of the judiciary, and his khalifas and emirs acted as judges on the provincial and local levels.
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 Mahdia - Tunisia Holiday Resort with Tunisia First   (Site not responding. Last check: )
South of Monastir is the coastal resort and port of Mahdia, ancient capital of the Fatamid dynasty.
Mahdia is traditionally a place to stay in the summer and here you can relax free of commercialisation and enjoy a beach holiday just watching the world go by.
Mahdia is now the most important port of sponge and blue fish.
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 Mahdia: vakantie in Mahdia, reizen naar Mahdia, strand van Mahdia, eten en drinken in Mahdia, uitgaan in Mahdia, ...
Mahdia is nog nauwelijks ontdekt door toeristen en heeft mooie uitgestrekte stranden en een prachtig oud ommuurd centrum waar vroeger alleen de belangrijke mensen mochten wonen.
Mahdia heeft twee vissershavens (een oude en een nieuwe), gelegen aan de prachtige rotskust van het dorp.
Typering winkelen: In Mahdia zijn zeer weinig winkels te vinden.
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 JLBG Mahdia Travel Page - VirtualTourist.com
Mahdia, 40,000 inhabitants, is the main fishing port of Tunisia, 450 km south to Tunis, 300 km north to Gab?s.
It is especially fishing dusky grouper, Epinephelus guazao (m?rou noir in French, mennani ahmar or merot in Arab), gilt head sea bream, Sparus aurata (dorade in French, aura or gerraf in Arab) and pilchard, Sardina pilchardus (sardine in French).
Mahdia has a long history that began with the Phoenicians but the city has suffered so many destructions that their remains little of its far away past.
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 Cheap hotels in Mahdia, Tunisia: 5 star hotel star hotel deals
Tunisia is a country located in Northern Africa offering a land of contrasts from Mediterranean beaches and cosmopolitan resorts along the coast to the breathtaking Sahara desert landscape offering the visitor numerous and natural beauty from north to south.
If you know the dates for which you need a hotel in Mahdia, please use our Mahdia hotel availability search page.
MAHDIA The Hotel Vincci Nour Palace is situated directly on one of the most beautiful fine sandy beaches in Tunisia, just six kilometres from the centre town and 44 km from Monastir airport.
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 Vincci Nour Palace: Hotels in Tunisia - Mahdia, Canary Islands
Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia main restaurant serving your meals breakfast, lunch and dinner in a buffet formula also a Barbecue restaurant around the pool and Bowling restaurant -A la carte restaurant.
Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia pub has a large terrace with a view of the mediterranean sea Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia has 7 bars with different environments: serving a wide selection of drinks & cocktails
Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia Distance from the airport Tunis - Carthage : 230 km (02h30 transfer) Distance from the airport of Monastir : 55 km (45m transfer)
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 Hotels in Mahdia - Holiday Hotels
Mahdia is a stunning fishing port full of Tunisian flavour and entirely unspoilt by tourism.
This classic Tunisian 5 star hotel is situated on one of the best seafronts in the Tunisia coastline, concentrates a great offer of services to satisfy the most demanding needs.
The Caribbean World Mahdia is the newest addition to our portfolio.
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 Hotels in Mahdia
All-inclusive Moorish-style resort set in gardens and situated on a private beach, three kilometres from downtown Mahdia.
Modern family-friendly resort hotel situated five kilometres from the Mahdia Medina and 50 kilometres from Monastir Airport.
This is a family oriented hotel situated right on the sandy beach, about two kilometres from Mahdia town centre.
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 Mahdia Apartment - Villa Zouila Mahdia - Le Citronnier, Mahdia, Tunisia
Mahdia Apartment - Villa Zouila Mahdia - Le Citronnier, Mahdia, Tunisia
All questions about "Villa Zouila Mahdia - Le Citronnier", the vacation rental in Mahdia - Tunisia - Mahdia must be answered by the manager.
If you are interested in " Villa Zouila Mahdia - Le Citronnier " click here to send them an email or contact them by phone/fax.
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 Mahdia Report   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The region is administered by two centres -- Kato and Mahdia.
The travelling distance from Georgetown to Mahdia Secondary School including Mining town is 306 km (190 miles).
To orientate educators of Mahdia and thereby establish the Region 8 Chapter of Evergreen Nature Study Club.
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 Vincci Nour Palace in Mahdia, Tunisia
Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia main restaurant serving your meals breakfast, lunch and dinner in a buffet formula also a Barbecue restaurant around the pool and Bowling restaurant -A la carte restaurant.
Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia pub has a large terrace with a view of the mediterranean sea Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia has 7 bars with different environments: serving a wide selection of drinks & cocktails
Vincci Nour Palace Mahdia Distance from the airport Tunis - Carthage : 230 km (02h30 transfer) Distance from the airport of Monastir : 55 km (45m transfer)
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 Discount Hotels Mahdia, Tunisia - Hotel-Rates.com
Hotel-Rates.com is the traveler's source for cheap and discount hotel rates in Mahdia, Tunisia.
Please use the following hotel search form to find our great low prices for available Mahdia hotels and motels, or browse our Mahdia hotel list to choose your favorite lodging.
Search for Hotels in Mahdia, TN and Surrounding Areas
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 Mahdia Tunisia holidays & last minute cheap bargains from Gatwick
Mahdia Tunisia holidays are subject to availability at these prices, which are determined by the tour operator, not Co-op Travel Direct, and cannot therefore be guaranteed.
Mahdia Holidays from Gatwick provides all the latest holiday information, from your local airports and guides to getting the best holiday deals from Gatwick: inc. cheap last minute all-inclusive bargains & family summer holidays during school break - All Inclusive, Bed and Break, fastFlight Only, Full Board, Half Board, Room Only, Self Catering.
Mahdia, Tunisia Holidays from Gatwick Airport is operated by Co-op Travel Direct, Coop Travel Agents, Crown Wharf Shopping Park, Wolverhampton Street, Walsall, WS2 8LL, Telephone: 01922 471560
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 Tunisia Hotels - Melia Mahdia Palace Hotel Tunisia
Melia Mahdia Palace is a luxury 5 star hotel situated on 6 hectares of garden, facing a sandy beach and an intensely blue sea.
It is located on the Mediterranean coast, next to the small coastal city of Mahdia, 200 km to the south of the capital, Tunis.
All 333 guest rooms have a private bathroom and are equipped with air conditioning, balcony, satellite TV, DD telephone, hairdryer, mini-bar and 24 hour room service.
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