Tunisia, House of Georg Sebastiana

Tunisia, House of Georg Sebastiana

In 1920, a rich Romanian architect, Georg Sebastian, arrived in Hammamet.

He built an unusual villa here.

It is decorated with cypress trees, the pool is surrounded by columns, and in the bedrooms – antique mirrors and Roman baths.

There were many celebrities here: Andre Gide and Maupassant, Flaubert and Georges Bernanos, Churchill and the English king George VI.

In the garden there is an amphitheater where the International Art Festival is held annually.

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