Lost in Tunis

Urban Exploring & Streetphotography

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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Tunis from the rooftops of the Medina

From the rooftops of the Medina, you can have an interesting view of both the medieval and the modern Tunis. Share This:

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Celebrations of the Mawlid

To celebrate the Mawled ( Birth of the Prophet) some zewya organize a Kharja, mystical singing, lot of encens and celebrations in the streets of the medina. Many Tunisians join to celebrate this holy event. 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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Ruins of the Medina

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Small shops of the medina

Some smalls shops of the medina of Tunis are timecapsules from another time and another era. The owers have often inherited the shop and the activity from their ancestors who did it for generations. Share This:

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Nasbas & Colors

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