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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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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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Ruins of the Medina

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The abandoned house of books

Dabbaghine street, is a street in downtown Tunis known for it’s old bookshops. One of the bookshops owner uses abandoned upper-floors of his small building to store the stock of old books. Tunisians are not very eager of reading so […]

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The Wild birds of the lake of Tunis

In addition to the historical Fort Chikly and the view of whole Tunis, this small inhabited island is the territory of various wild birds. As there is nearly no one visiting the island, the birds feel safe and install their […]

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View of Tunis from the Middle of it’s lake

Once you reach the Roman/Spanish Fort Chikly , you can admire the breathtaking view of all the main iconic monuments of Tunis. And the wild non-stop screaming birds. Share This:

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The island of Fort Chikly

Right in the middle of the lake of Tunis, there is a small island with a former Roman fort which was reconstructed by the Spanish and then left abandoned for so many years that it became the territory of wild […]

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