Sahib El-Tabía Mosque

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Sahib El-Tabía Mosque information

Tunis , Tunisia
place Halfaouine
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Sahib El-Tabía Mosque dates from the 19th century, when Halfouine was an emerging fashionable quarter. It forms part of Tunis' only külliye - a medersa , souq, hammam (public bathhouse) and tomb complex. It's almost Venetian looking; the railings and black marble were imported from the continent. The minaret was only added in 1970.