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The Curious and forgotten Domes café

There a strange and curious domes construction on the side of a road at the very south of Tunis. it looks like small houses of another civilisation or even from a SCI-FI movie. Actually, it was a quiet famous café/restaurant, […]

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The 19th centuary Holland’s consulate in the Medina

in the late 19th/ early 20th century many european consulates were located inside the medina of Tunis.Most of them, in Zarkoun Street and it’s surroundings, since it was the diplomatic zone at that ime. Couldn’t find reliable informations about what […]

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The lovely abandoned house of Tindja

Tindja is a lovely small village, 1 hour north of Tunis. Stumbled upon this old postcard, from the french colonial era, of those 2 houses. Sadly, the house on the right was complitely wiped and the one on the left […]

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Palais Mussolini / Villa Zodiac

Located in Bou Argoub (40 km from Tunis), in the middle of agricultural farms, this unusual Palace seems outstanding from nowhere. a false and persistant urban legend says that this italian Palazzo was built for the italian Dictaor Benito Mussolini […]

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The abandoned Saint-Felix Church of Schuiggui

The Saint-Felix Church of Schuiggui is a small Chapel in the village of Chouigui ( governorate of Manouba) that was built cira 1898. in 1942 during the WWII, a fierce battle happened between the Allies and the Axis armies in […]

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Abandoned luxurious Summer House in Ezzahra Beach

Ezzahra is a coastal town south of Tunis, during the French colonial period, it was known under the name of Saint-Germain. It was, most probably during this colonial era that was build this luxurious summer house, just few meters from […]

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Abandoned Anti-aircraft small Base in Rades

There is an abandoned anti aircraft small military base right in the forest of Rades(a small city 20-ish minute drive south of Tunis). Urban Legend say that this small base was used by the German’s army during WWII. Check also […]

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Villa Yvonne

Villa Yvonne is one of the most famous and most gorgeous abandoned mansion in downtown Tunis.located in Rue Luxembourg. Build in the early 20th century, typical rich art deco style of that era. Legend say that it first belonged to […]

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Dar Bel Hassen

Located in Rue du Tresor, just next to Dar El Hedri. According to the book “Palais and Demeures de Tunis” by Jacques Revault: it takes its name from the fact that the Sheikhs of the Chadlia brotherhood, a Soufi sect […]

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Tourbet Sidi Boukhrissane

Tourbet Sidi Bou Khrissane is a mausoleum in the old Medina of Tunis located near Bab Menara. There lies some tombs of the Khourassanid (also called Banu Khourassan) Dynasty. They reigned over Tunis between 1059 and 1135. Currently closed, this […]

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