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  • 1 Souk el-Leffa Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Souk el Leffa TN - Tunis

    The Souk el-Leffa specialises in wool products, in particular carpets and blankets. The atmosphere here and in the nearby Souk ed Dziria is more intimate than elsewhere, and everything is conspicuous by its age, including the bazaars and even the pat..

  • 2 Souk el-Berka Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Souk el Berka TN - Tunis

    A former slaves' market, the Souk el-Berka nowadays sells jewellery and precious stones. The boutiques themselves, created from sculpted wood which has been painted sky blue, are almost as beautiful as the myriad necklaces, rings, bracelets and earri..

  • 3 Bardo Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Bd du 20 Mars 1956 TN - Tunis

    Along with the National Assembly, the Bardo Museum occupies the buildings of the former Bey palace. The magnificent interior decoration is equalled only by the superb exhibits displayed in the museum, which houses a collection of international renown..

  • 4 Tunis Medina Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    R. de la Kasba TN - Tunis

    Abandoned in the late 19C by its wealthy inhabitants who moved out to the modern town, Tunis' medina is now back in fashion. The best way to explore this area is to get lost in its maze of narrow streets. Dotted with tiny squares and alleyways, the o..

  • 5 Great Mosque of Tunis or Mosque of the Olive Tree Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    R. Jamâa ez Zitouna TN - Tunis

    Closed on Fridays to non-Muslims, the Great Mosque is the largest Muslim place of worship in Tunis. Its 44m-high minaret dominates the medina and the mosque's huge courtyard, which is lined with a gallery accessed from the nearby souks. The prayer ha..

  • 6 Perfume Souk Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    TN - Tunis

    The Souk el-Attarine dates from the 13C and is without doubt one of the most beautiful markets in the old town, with its narrow yet extensive boutiques which seem to contain some of the Orient's most mysterious items. Every shop is a feast for the se..

  • 7 The Souks of Tunis Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Souk el Attarine TN - Tunis

    Situated away from the city's residential districts, the souks of Tunis are home to narrow yet extensive small shops standing one next to the other, where merchants and artisans are grouped together according to their speciality. Their precise locati..

  • 8 Turkish Souk Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    TN - Tunis

    The Souk et-Trouk owes its names to the Turkish weavers and tailors who once worked here. Nowadays, clothing shops stand alongside boutiques selling furniture, carpets, souvenirs and above all leather goods. The street is completely covered by high b..

  • 9 Souk el-Koumach Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Souk el Koumach TN - Tunis

    The Souk el-Koumach (Fabrics Souk) dates from the 15C. It is located on the west side of the Great Mosque and consists of three alleyways separated by columns decorated in red and green. Here, also, the antiquated shops almost disappear beneath piles..

  • 10 Sidi Youssef Mosque Interesting

    Religious buildings

    TN - Tunis

    Built in the 17C by the Ottomans who wanted their own mosque dedicated to their Hanefite rituals, the Sidi Youssef mosque was the first monument built with an octagonal-shaped minaret crowned by a circular balcony and a canopy, enabling the muezzin t..

  • 11 Tourbet el-Bey Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Tourbet el Bey TN - Tunis

    Situated in the southern part of the medina, the Tourbey el-Bey houses the tombs of the rulers from the Husseinite dynasty - along with those of their wives and ministers - who held power from 1705 until Tunisia's independence. Built in the second ha..

  • 12 Dar Ben Abdallah Interesting

    Museums and art

    Impasse Ben Abdallah TN - Tunis

    This old 18C palace has been fully restored and furnished and is well worth a visit for the glimpse it provides of daily life, both public and private, of the wealthy inhabitants of the medina in the 19C and early 20C. The Museum of Popular Arts and ..

  • 13 Rue des Andalous Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    TN - Tunis

    The rue des Andalous is one of the most beautiful streets in the medina. The tall doors with Moorish arches recall the aristocratic heritage of this residential district, which was once inhabited by wealthy refugees from Andalusia. The quarter has a ..

  • 14 Dar Hussein Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Pl. du Château TN - Tunis

    The 18C Dar Hussein is one of the most beautiful palaces in Tunis. In the 19C, Youssef Sahib Et-Tabaa, the famous minister of Hammouda Pasha, bought the house and embellished it. Since independence, Dar Hussein has been the headquarters of the Nation..

  • 15 Dar Othman Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    16bis R. El M'Bazaa TN - Tunis

    Built in the 16C, Dar Othman once belonged to Bey Othman, whose wealth came mainly from privateering (naval warfare which lasted from the 16C to the 19C). This modest-sized house comprises a ground floor and only four bedrooms. The bedrooms have unus..

  • 16 Avenue Habib Bourguiba

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    TN - Tunis

    One of the busiest streets in Tunis, avenue Habib Bourguiba crosses the new town from the port to the medina. The central tree-lined promenade is dotted with Art Deco and Art Nouveau buildings which are typical of the colonial period, such as the faç..

  • 17 Central Market

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    R. Charles de Gaulle TN - Tunis

    Situated at the entrance to the medina in the modern town, Tunis' central market is a shopper's paradise, with its colourful stalls of fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, spices and dried fruit. The market and its surrounding streets are the perfect place..

  • 18 Hammouda Pasha Mosque

    Religious buildings

    R. de la Casbah TN - Tunis

    As you head down rue de la Casbah, you will pass the Hammouda Pasha mosque on your right. This elegant, original mosque has symmetrical lines, blind arcades and a superb octagonal minaret. The mausoleum of Hammouda Pasha (1655), which adjoins the mos..

  • 19 Belvedère Park

    Nature and gardens

    Pl. Pasteur TN - Tunis

    This haven of peace and greenery laid out in the late 19C on a hill in the heart of Tunis covers an area of 110ha. Hidden among the lawns, copses and trees are a zoo, the Modern Art Museum, and the Koubba, an interesting pavilion built in the 17C. Th..

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