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Kairouan
Kairouan is the oldest Islamic city in Africa, holy in its own right and critical for the westward spread of Islam.

Kairouan (from UNESCO)





The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Kairouan was an important early Islamic city in north Africa. Marble and porphyry columns flank its Great Mosque.

Kairouan (from UNESCO)




Petra: UNESCO Siq Project
The Siq, Petra’s canyon entrance, is cracking. The cliffs threaten to fall, and scientists race to find a solution.

Petra: UNESCO Siq Project