The National Library, once a barracks, was built in 1814 by Hamouda Bey to house Berber soldiers who'd been recruited after an Ottoman...
You haven't fully experienced Tunisia until you've been scrubbed down with an oven scourer by an enthusiastic elderly masseur. The...
Souq des Libraires
Leading from Zaytouna Mosque is the 13th-century Souq des Libraires, the Booksellers' Souq, lined with medersas (Quranic schools) and a...
Beautifully tiled arched rooms, full of fragrant smoke, open to the street.
52 rue Jemaa Zaytouna · interesting places nearby
Hanout Arab information
On the main tourist drag, this is an unusual, fixed-price shop with distinctive Tunisian crafts, including textiles, jewellery, and ochre-and-black Sejnane pottery.