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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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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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The Abandoned church in the Medina

Couldn’t find much informations about the history of this small, discrete arabesque style, church deep in the old medina of Tunis. Like many other churches here, it has been transformed into a cultural space with a theatre scene. Even with this […]

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