Tunisia is the capital of Tunisia. The metropolitan area has a population of 2,700,000. Located on the Mediterranean Sea, behind the lake of Tunisia and the port of the Chalk Valley, the city stretches along the coastal plain and the hills surrounding it. In its midst is the modern development of the Old City. Outside this area lies the outskirts of Carthage, the marina, and Sidi Bou Said.

Zitouna Mosque (Jemaa ez-Zitouna)

Zitouna Mosque
Zitouna Mosque

located in the heart of the Tunisian capital in a popular neighborhood facing an Arab market

A visitor to Tunisia must pass through the Zitouna Mosque, one of the oldest universities in the Arab-Islamic world.

It is the oldest mosque in Tunisia after the mosque in Kairouan. It is the second mosque built in Africa after the Uqba ibn Nafi Mosque in Kairouan

He was ordered to build Hassan ibn al-Nu’man in 79 AH and Obaidullah ibn al-Habhab completed his architecture in 116 AH 736.

The Zaytouna Mosque was the center of the care of the caliphs and princes who were punished for Africa.

It consists of a prayer house in the form of an irregular square and seven rectangular vaults containing 15 square meters and covered with flat roofs. It was mainly based on stones in the construction of the Zaytouna Mosque with the use of bricks in some places.

The dome of Muharraba is decorated with the entire area of ​​the three floors, decorated with extreme precision, which is the unique model of its kind in Islamic architecture in its early times.

Bardo Museum (Le Musée National du Bardo)

Bardo Museum tunisia attractions
Bardo Museum

The Bardo National Museum is the first museum of the ancient Roman mosaics in the world. The Bardo Museum houses thousands of Roman mosaics from the 2nd century BC.

The museum contains many different halls and suites, most notably the Roman Carthage Hall, Virgil Hall, the Duke Hall and the Christian Mosaic Hall, as well as many other suites and halls. The museum features a collection of mosaics that contain, and is the most versatile and versatile in the world. These collections include drawings by the famous poet Virgil, whose name is named in one of the museum’s halls. The museum also displays a rich collection of sculptures and sculptures dating back to different periods and civilizations such as civilization Byzantium and others, and thus became a museum of lovers of history and tourists from all the Beka

Opening hours: 9 am-5pm Open May-September. Open 9:30 to 4:30 October-April

Acceptance: 11 TND

Carthage National Museum

Carthage National Museum
Carthage National Museum

Built in 1875, the Carthage National Museum is accompanied by the Museum of Bardot, the most important Tunisian museum. The artifacts contain many artifacts and artifacts from historical periods in Tunisia and the region. The National Museum of Carthage exhibits a rare collection of archaeological remains that belong to the Punic civilization that dominated the region. These include oil jellyfish and a collection of pottery found in the temples, as well as the marble tombs dating back to the third century BC. The museum has added some antiques to the Roman era, such as the stunning Roman mosaics and various statues, and some of the artifacts dating back to the Christian and Byzantine era, which are represented by mosaics such as the famous painting “Lady of Carthage” and funerary inscriptions. This museum has become one of the most important monuments in Tunisia because of its depiction of different periods in the region.

The souq

Souk of Tunis
Souk of Tunis

The souq in the medina makes for a fascinating stroll. Tiny shops overflowing with stuff; people selling, buying, milling about; skeletal cats lurking in the shadows; the smells of essential oils, spices, frying food and rotting garbage; the sounds of the muezzin, raï, football on the radio, Arabic and French. The Tunis medina’s main routes are labeled “touristique”, but even a few steps off the beaten track it’s a real, working market. Behind the often scruffy facades hide old palaces, mosques, Islamic schools. Compared to Morocco or even Sousse you will not be hassled here. Bab El Bahr (The large stone-arch “French Gate”at the head of Avenue DeFrance) is a good starting point for the Souk. The goldsmiths are close to Bab Bnet. Haggle if you wish to buy anything – a quarter of the price first asked is a good starting point, except for obviously cheap items. As always, if you give a price and they agree, you will be expected to pay. The tourist office adjacent to the Clock Tower has excellent maps of the medina that depict an interesting walking tour. However, as at May 2014, apart from the mosque and one other site, most were closed for much-needed renovation and the haunts of faux guides.

Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul

Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul

Djerba Island

If you are looking for a perfect beach image in Tunisia, you will not find beauty like the beauty of this beach. The main island is located in Houmt Souk with its old town area of ​​white houses, as an attraction with plenty of shopping opportunities for those who wish to get to enjoy the beach.

Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said is a nice village on the top of the cliff, characterized by its small dimensions. This village attracts many visitors, as it is a surprising place, which celebrates the artists in this small village for decades. There are white alleys, stained-glass windows and colorful doors, and there is a Tunisian architectural village that shows at its best.


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