Medina of Tunis, Tunis

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World heritage site · Neighborhood · Other
Delve into the history of the nation as you tour Medina of Tunis, the town's World Heritage-listed historic quarter. Though originally founded in 698 CE, many of the walled quarter's attractions date back to the later Almohad and Hafsid periods, with a collection of 700 madrasas, mausoleums, palaces, mosques, and fountains protected as landmarks of global importance. The predominance of whitewashed buildings adds a glistening, romantic air to the medina, balanced by the rush of commercial activity and noise found in the traditional souks--labyrinthine markets selling all manner of local products and produce. Take a look at our Tunis tour itinerary app to schedule your visit to Medina of Tunis and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • we visited the medina of tunis as a part of our tour with saharansky, it was an amazing trip with a great guide (rafik).  more »
  • The theme of this experience were the DOORS. Spend the morning or afternoon immersed in the amazing doors. The most beautiful doors and knobs I have ever seen. What an amazing experience.  more »

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