Zaouia Zakkak

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Sousse , Tunisia
cnr rue Dar Abid & rue de Tazerka
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The splendid octagonal stone minaret belongs to the 17th-century Zaouia Zakkak, the medina's leading example of Ottoman architecture. Non-Muslims can do no more than admire from the street the minaret with its wonderful blue-green stone and tile work, with its echoes of Andalusia.