Medersas are schools for study of the Quran. They declined in the late 19th century when broader education came into vogue. Fine...
North of the narrow Souq de la Laine, the Wool Souq, barrel-vaulted Souq el-Berka dates from Ottoman times: this was the slave souq...
Mosque of Youssef Dey
There are mosques all over the medina; interiors are off-limits to non-Muslims. The finest include Mosque of Youssef Dey, Tunis' first...
The oldest Medina café, where sheeshas (waterpipe used to smoke tobacco) gurgle among the ornate cubby-holes of the hat-makers' souq,...
Souq el-Trouk information
Souq el-Attarine, the Perfume Makers' Souq, leads into the Souq el-Trouk, the Turkish Souq - traditionally the tailors' souq, and still selling some outfits among the souvenirs.