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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Medina

Ed Dar

Up winding tiled stairs, the rooms of this traditional dar are filled with rugs, textiles and antique musical instruments; downstairs there’s everything from antique Tabarkan coral charms to puppets. The house’s ori…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Medina

La Maison de L'Artisan

Top-quality Tunisian handicrafts are artfully displayed in the upstairs and side salons of this handsome funduq (caravanserai) in the heart of the medina. Babouches (traditional slippers), scarves, ceramics, clothin…
Arts & Crafts in Tunis

Jolla

As the pioneers of the ‘carton’ furniture movement and the first designers of these products in Africa, Jolla stocks a range of surprisingly hardy and ecofriendly cardboard furniture pieces as well as accessories, c…
Art in Medina

Kandinsky Art Gallery

The medina has more than its fair share of shops selling junk masquerading as antiques and artworks unworthy of that appellation, but this shop/gallery isn't one of them. Quality is the hallmark here, as evident in …
Clothing in La Marsa

Magasin Ahmed Labidi

On La Marsa's main square, this place sells a large range of colourful traditional Tunisian tunics and robes, and while they’re no better in quality than those you’ll find in the souq, they’re competitively priced a…
Food in Centre Ville

Deyma

This upmarket shop sells Tamerza dates au naturale, stuffed with pistachio paste and dried apricots, or covered in sesame seeds. By the bag, they are pricier than you’ll find in supermarkets, but the boxed assortmen…
Perfume in Medina

Maison de Senteurs

Facing the main entrance to the Zitouna Mosque, this gorgeous boutique sells perfumes for women and men, soaps, cosmetics and toiletries. For a great gift, look no further than the hammam sets, which include a fouta…
Books in Carthage

Fahrenheit 451

This stylish shop has a lovingly curated, refreshingly serious collection of books, including a good selection of locally themed photography titles, plus a small collection of ceramics, jewellery and toys for sale. …
Cosmetics in La Marsa

Amarante

Located on the road to Gammarth, this boutique stocks toiletries, cosmetics, jewellery, hand towels and leather goods manufactured in Tunisia and marketed by well-known Paris-based brand Amarante. It's known for per…
Arts & Crafts in Sidi Bou Saïd

Galerie Yasmine

Tucked behind Café des Nattes, this Aladdin’s cave of a souvenir shop is a good place to pick up some traditional Tunisian handicrafts. Owner Ibrahim welcomes all passers-by with a big smile before retreating to all…