Houmt Souk attractions

Top Choice Museum in Houmt Souk

Djerba Traditional Heritage Museum

Good things often come in small packages, and that is certainly the case at this modestly sized but extremely impressive museum. Occupying a curvaceous purpose-built structure next to the Zaouia of Sidi Zitouni abou…
Market in Houmt Souk

Marché Central

The daily auction at the fish market takes place late mornings in the northeast corner of the Marché Central. Auctioneers command attention as they perform their bit of mercantile theatre: sitting on elevated throne…
Fortress in Houmt Souk

Borj Ghazi Mustapha

Built in the 13th-century by the Aragonese, this fort was captured by the Ottomans in 1560 and has been allowed to slowly crumble in recent times – be careful when exploring and don't rely on the protective barriers…
Tomb in Houmt Souk

Zaouia & Mosque of Sidi Brahim El Jemni

This 17th-century tomb of local saint Sidi Brahim is located in a compound with a mosque of the same name. It's one of the town's major landmarks.
Port in Houmt Souk

Fishing Port & Marina

Houmt Souk’s busy little fishing port is at the northern end of Ave Habib Bourguiba, about a 25-minute walk from town. Early mornings are the busiest and most interesting times to visit. Also out in the same directi…
Mosque in Houmt Souk

Mosque Al Ghorba

Designed in the Djerban style and used by followers of the Maliki school of Islam, this mosque is one of the town's major landmarks.