The Medina of Tunis Tour: an Open Air Museum!
Overview of the tour in Tunis
I have been a certified national guide since 2004 and I am an expert in providing and organizing activities that will involve you with local life. I will help you make the most of your time. My tours all over Tunisia will take you to explore the splendor of ancient civilizations and add something unforgettable to your trip.
The Medina of Tunis, heritage of UNESCO, offers visitors monuments and sights out of the ordinary.
The inscribed property covers an area of approximately 280 ha and comprises all the features of an Arabo-Muslim city. It is composed of the central medina (8th c) and suburbs to the North and South (13th c). There are some 700 historic monuments, distributed in 7 areas, among which the most remarkable are the Zitouna Mosque, the Kasbah Mosque, the Youssef Dey Mosque, Bab Jedid Gate, Bab Bhar Gate, the Souq el-Attarine, Souq ech-Chaouachia, the Tourbet el Bey, noble houses such as Dar Lasram, the Medrasa Es- Slimanya and El-Mouradia, the El Attarine military barracks and the Zaouia of Sidi Mehrez.
With its souqs, its urban fabric, its residential quarters, monuments and gates, this ensemble constitutes a prototype among the best conserved in the Islamic world.
This activity includes:
- Hammouda Pacha Mosque
- souk chaouachia
- Café du Souk
- Zaytuna Mosque ...
- Kasbah Mosque
- Ben arous
- Fondouk El Attarine
- Dar Lasram
- La Kasbah
- Rue Dar El Jeld
- Medersa Slimaneya
- Medina Panorama Rooftop
- Jewellery Souk
- Hammam kachachin
- Slaves souk
- Dar El Medina
Mosquée de la Kasbah
If you are in the city center of Tunis you can reach the Kasbah place by crossing the Zitouna mosque street. Otherwise, the best solution it would be to take a taxi.
Things to note
Phone number and email are required.
Same day reservations are not allowed please, because as a national guide maybe I'm not at all in Tunis or have other tours.
Punctuality is absolutely important to take full advantage of the time reserved to each step in my program.
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.