Attractions

Mausoleum in Le Kef

Zaouiet Sidi Bou Makhlouf

At the top of the stairs from the plaza under the kasbah, this enchanting 17th-century Sufi mausoleum is a tiny treasure behind a usually locked door. Its brilliantly tiled and sculpted stucco interior is the final …
Fortress in Le Kef

Kasbah

Le Kef's main attraction can be spotted from nearly everywhere around the city. A stronghold of some sort has occupied this site since the 5th century BC. There's not much to see inside, but the fortress boasts grea…
Museum in Le Kef

Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires

The road that flanks the kasbah leads to this well-laid-out museum, housed in a sprawling, beautifully ornate Sufi complex founded in 1784. The museum concentrates on the culture of the region's Berber nomads, and e…
Historic Building in Le Kef

Basilique

No one is quite sure what the original function of the Basilique might have been, but it seems to have been built in the 4th century as some sort of storage depot for precious items such as silver and grain. Later o…