Palais Kheïreddine

Palace in Medina
Erin Harvey / Lonely Planet
Erin Harvey / Lonely Planet

Fronting onto a pretty, palm-shaded square, this 19th-century palace, later split to house two schools – one for Jews, one for Muslims – is grandly named the Museum of Tunis, and hosts occasional free art exhibitions. Sadly, its interior has been thoroughly and unsympathetically modernised.