Souq el-Attarine, the Perfume Makers' Souq, leads into the Souq el-Trouk, the Turkish Souq - traditionally the tailors' souq, and still...
Souq Étouffes runs alongside the Zaytouna Mosque, and was once the elegant cloth market, wide, with green-and-red striped columns; it...
At the medina's heart lies this beautiful mosque, its forest of columns scrounged from Roman Carthage. Non-Muslims can only enter the...
Above the busy traditional café, this is a formal small restaurant with good views of the Zaytouna Mosque, specialising in Tunisian...
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Medersa Mouradia information
Medersas are schools for study of the Quran. They declined in the late 19th century when broader education came into vogue. Fine examples - mostly still used as schools - are clustered around the Zaytouna Mosque. With an ornately studded door, the Medersa Mouradia was built in 1673 by Mourad II, son of Husseinite bey Ali Pasha, on the ruins of a Turkish barracks destroyed during a rebellion. It's used to train apprentices in traditional crafts.