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Haidra



Haidra
Introduction

1. Mausoleums

2. Triumphal Arch

3. Basilica of Melleus

4. Capitol

5. Market

6. Underground baths

7. Byzantine fortress

8. Building with Troughs

9. Vandal chapel

10. Smashed theatre

11. Basilica of the Martyrs

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HA¤DRA
Byzantine fortress
Byzantine fortress, Ha´dra, Tunisia

The Byzantine fortress was built by the command of Justinian in the middle of the 6th century, and is said to be the largest of its kind in North Africa. The original measures were 200 metres by 100 metres, and with walls as high as 10 metres. Parts of this still stand.
Inside the fortress are a chapel and a church, but apart from this most is in rumbles now. Byzantine fortress, Ha´dra, Tunisia




By Tore Kjeilen