Lost in Tunis

Urban Exploring & Streetphotography

Tunisian Balconies – Part 1 –

Some buildings, architecture and balconies that kept my attention while urbexing in downtown Tunis.   Share This:

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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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Wild Birds of Sebkha Sijoumi

Sebkha Sijoumi is a natural salt lake near Tunis, perfect place for bird migration.   Share This:

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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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Burned “Cho3ba”

The former dictatorship regime used to have a bureau (“cho3baa” in Tunisian dialect) in every corner, used ofter to hold their meetings and other propaganda activities. As expected, after the revolution anything related to the RCD ( Ben Ali’s party) […]

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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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Abandoned Amilcar Hotel

The Amilcar Hotel, is a luxury resort hotel in one of the best spot of the iconic and lovely Sidi Bousaid village’s beach. Fun/unexpected fact it’s the propriety of the UGTT ( The Tunisian General Labour Union). It has been […]

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