Dar Othman was built by Othman Dey in the early 17th century. His business - piracy - was obviously lucrative, and he also happened to...
French Embassy Building
Grand structures such as the French embassy, built in 1856, were designed for the colonial power to assert its authority.
Mosque of the Dyers
There are mosques all over the medina; interiors are off-limits to non-Muslims. The finest include Mosque of the Dyers, built in 1716 by...
Théâtre d'Art Ben Abdallah
This venue, in the converted stables of the Dar Ben Abdallah Museum, has theatre and cinema performances in French and Tunisian and a...
You get good service, cooking and value at this business and tourist favourite: a small hotel restaurant decorated in dusky mauve and...
Secondhand Bookshop information
Lonely Planet review
Some English titles; the owner will buy and exchange books.