Zitouna Mosque, Tunis

3.7
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Feel the history and serene spirituality of Zitouna Mosque, the oldest mosque in the capital. Covering an area of 5,000 sq m (53,819 sq ft), the mosque features 160 columns originally brought from Carthage. The mosque houses a university that once provided a scholastic home to several noted academics, including Imam Maziri, Ibn Arafa, and Aboul-Qacem Echebbi. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Zitouna Mosque and many more Tunis attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tunis journey app.
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  • Important piece and part of tunisian culture. Really gives filling of respect and admiration. It is big and oriental architecture is all around you.  more »
  • It looks an ordinary mosque to me. Probably there are many great stories about it but my rating only goes to the architectural design.  more »
  • This is the oldest mosque (foundation dates back to 732AD) in Tunis and is enormous consisting of the prayer room, courtyard, galleries, university, ancillary rooms and outbuildings. As non-muslims.....  more »

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