Lost in Tunis

Urban Exploring & Streetphotography

An old colonial style appartement turned into a StreetArt gallery.

Usually tags and Street Art are on the walls in the streets and public locations right ? Not this time, this Tunisian artist has transformed his old colonial style appartement located in Tunis downtown, into a street art gallery with tags all […]

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Inside the Abandoned Royal Mausoleum of Tourbet El Bey

Tourbet El Bey is a Royal Mausoleum in the old Medina of Tunis, build to be the last resting place the Husainid dynasty the Ottoman rulers of Tunisia at that time. (more on the wikipedia page). As it’s name says, almost all […]

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Inside the Abandoned Or Thora Synagogue of Hafsia

The Or Thora Synagogue used to be a small synagogue in the Hafsia hood, the part of the old medina of Tunis where a community of Tunisian jew used to live, the hood was called the “Hara” at that time. […]

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THE ABANDONED BERBER VILLAGE OF ZRIBA OLIA

Zriba Olia is another of those abandoned berber villages. This one is hidden on a small mountain near Zaghouan (70km south of Tunis) . Not much to say except if you’re fan of Collapsed old houses, invasive nature, breathtaking view, […]

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The Abandoned Berber Village of Takrouna

Takrouna is small berber village located at some 100ish km south of Tunis in the Sahel region. “The town’s name is thought to have originated from a tribe which immigrated to Andalusia in the 8th century. Following the expulsion of […]

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The Vintage blacksmiths of Bab Jdid

If you need to sharpen your sword or repair your armour.. ok not in these actual days but not that long ago just behind Bab jedid, one of the few still standing medieval gate of the old medina of Tunis, […]

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The vintage Impresarios of Bab Souika

Bab Souika is a famous historical district in the old part of Tunis, famous for a lot of reasons, one of them is the presence of many small bureaus of impresarios for those who want to rent the services of […]

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Rue Lenine – The Street Art Open Air Gallery in Tunis Downtown

Rue Lenine is a street in downtown Tunis that became a real Street Art open air gallery. First it began with the Whatever Saloon then the Tag store café , 2 coffee shops that soon became the HQ for many underground […]

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“Streetman” the Mysterious Tunisian Tagger

Early 2016, a mysterious character, shaped like the traditional Tunisian wrought iron,  was tagged in various walls around Tunis, asking simple questions. The places and the questions often weren’t that innocent nor fortuitous. Some are politically engaged or related to […]

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Abandoned Asylum in Tunis

This place used to be an Asylum in downtown Tunis  then was abandoned for obviously long years. Walking in the corridors feels like being in some horror movie Silent Hill style.   Share This:

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