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Théâtre National Tunisien Le 4ème Art

Built as a cinema but now functioning as an intimate theatre space, this is the epicentre of Tunis' cultural scene. Home of the Théâtre National Tunisien (Tunisian National Theatre), it hosts performances of...

Theatre in Centre Ville

Théâtre Municipal

Seating more than 1000 theatre-goers, this eye-catching art nouveau edifice was designed by French architect Jean-Émile Resplandy at the start of the 20th century and would look quite at home on any major...

Cinema in La Marsa



More than just a cinema, this local cultural space offers up regular art exhibitions as well as music and comedy nights. The leafy courtyard cafe is often home to Tunisian students who come to work on their...

Live Performance in Tunis

Le Boeuf sur le Toit

Out in the suburb of La Soukra, 'the bull on the roof' is a restaurant with three main spaces: one hosts live acts, one is dedicated to dancing, and the third is a terrace bar and lounge. All serve food. It hosts...

Theatre in Tunis

El Teatro

El Teatro

An avant-garde space next to the Parc du Belvédère staging contemporary theatre, music and dance. Check its website or Facebook page for its program.

Cinema in Carthage


Arthouse cinema screening local and international films. Also hosts occasional cultural events and workshops.

Horse Racing in Tunis

Hippodrome de Kassar Said

Hippodrome de Kassar Said

It may lack the glamour of Ascot, but the Arab horse racing at the Hippodrome is still a fun day out. Casual attire and a slightly frenetic betting system are the order of the day. Basic refreshments are...

Football in Tunis

Stade El Menzah

This multipurpose stadium is home to football clubs Espérance Sportive de Tunis and Club Africain and is where Tunisian League football matches are played.

Cinema in Centre Ville

Le Colisée

Le Colisée is a plush cinema with stunning architecture, showing a mixture of Arabic and Hollywood mainstream films.