The splendid octagonal stone minaret belongs to the 17th-century Zaouia Zakkak, the medina's leading example of Ottoman architecture....
The Great Mosque is a typically austere Aghlabid affair. It was built, according to a Kufic (early Arabic) inscription in the courtyard,...
Museum Dar Essid
This small, private museum is also not to be missed. In a quiet part of the medina, it occupies a beautiful old home, furnished in the...
Café Theatre Municipal
This is one especially good café. Squeezed into the street corner next to the theatre, which at the time of research was undergoing...
One of the better places to eat in the city centre, frequented by young and hip Tunisians, Caracas is built to resemble some version of...
The medina's pride and joy is this 8th-century place once garrisoned by devout Islamic warriors who would divide their time between fighting and silent study of the Quran. Nearby is the wide, sunny courtyard of the Grande Mosquée . Both are in the northeast corner, near Place Farhat Hached.