Hamuda Pasha Mosque
There are mosques all over the medina; interiors are off-limits to non-Muslims. The finest include Hamuda Pasha Mosque, a 17th-century,...
Medersas are schools for study of the Quran. They declined in the late 19th century when broader education came into vogue. Fine...
Souq Étouffes runs alongside the Zaytouna Mosque, and was once the elegant cloth market, wide, with green-and-red striped columns; it...
Central and cheap, here the tables fill a narrow alley by the Zaytouna Mosque. The simple daily menu offers couscous, fish, chicken,...
Zaytouna Mosque information
At the medina's heart lies this beautiful mosque, its forest of columns scrounged from Roman Carthage. Non-Muslims can only enter the courtyard, but it's still deeply impressive.