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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 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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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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Tourbet Ali Bacha

Built originally as the Mausoleum of Ali Bacha , a former bloody ottoman governor of Tunis. His remains have been transferred to Tourbet el Bey and the building is used as a HQ for the association of the old students of […]

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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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Zawiya Sidi Belhassen Chedly

Sidi Belhassen Chedly is one of the most known and iconic soufi Saints of Tunis. His Zewya was at first his monastery where is meditates in one of the highest hill of Tunis. After his death  the Zewya became his […]

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