Zaouia of Sidi Abid Al Ghariani


Dating from the 14th century, this two-storey complex features horseshoe arches painted in black and white, marble columns with carved capitals, a painted Moorish-style ceiling and plenty of fine woodcarving, tiles and stuccowork. It was built as a school by a Kairawani scholar called Al Jadidi, whose student Abou Samir Abid carried on his teaching and was eventually buried here.

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