Close to the Medina there is another important historical site, the tomb of Sidi Bou Hadid. Like many historic buildings, the tomb is fully restored; today it houses a popular restaurant. Among the architectural landmarks of Hammamet, George Sebastian Villa stands out. Built in the early 20th century, it is characterized by an incredibly beautiful style; holidaymakers have an opportunity to stroll through the old mansion and admire its elegant interior. It is decorated with picturesque Roman mirrors, antique furniture and works of art.
Next to it there is the beautiful garden with centuries-old cypress trees. There is also the old pool surrounded by tall pillars and the Roman theater that became the permanent venue for the annual International Festival of Arts. Two ancient cemeteries, French and Islamic, are located to the east of Medina; they are of interest mainly from the architectural point of view.
In the immediate vicinity to Hammamet there is a site, which is sure to interest fans of historic sites. We are talking about the Pupput Roman Site, the predecessor of modern Hammamet. There are numerous religious sites and ancient buildings, each of which has its own unique history.
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