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 »
  • This was truly an Amazing place. So much to witness and experience in one place. You see narrow streets, mosques, historic buildings, vendors with food, jewelry, carpets and much more. You can go to....  more »

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