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Palais Mussolini / Villa Zodiac

Located in Bou Argoub (40 km from Tunis), in the middle of agricultural farms, this unusual Palace seems outstanding from nowhere. a false and persistant urban legend says that this italian Palazzo was built for the italian Dictaor Benito Mussolini […]

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The abandoned Saint-Felix Church of Schuiggui

The Saint-Felix Church of Schuiggui is a small Chapel in the village of Chouigui ( governorate of Manouba) that was built cira 1898. in 1942 during the WWII, a fierce battle happened between the Allies and the Axis armies in […]

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Abandoned luxurious Summer House in Ezzahra Beach

Ezzahra is a coastal town south of Tunis, during the French colonial period, it was known under the name of Saint-Germain. It was, most probably during this colonial era that was build this luxurious summer house, just few meters from […]

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Villa Yvonne

Villa Yvonne is one of the most famous and most gorgeous abandoned mansion in downtown Tunis.located in Rue Luxembourg. Build in the early 20th century, typical rich art deco style of that era. Legend say that it first belonged to […]

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German War Cemetery in Bordj-Cedria

The only German war cemetery in Tunisia is located near the town of Borj Cedria, about twenty kilometers from Tunis. There lies the graves of 8,562 German soldiers who fell during the Second World War, during the Tunisian campaign (November […]

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Dar Bel Hassen

Located in Rue du Tresor, just next to Dar El Hedri. According to the book “Palais and Demeures de Tunis” by Jacques Revault: it takes its name from the fact that the Sheikhs of the Chadlia brotherhood, a Soufi sect […]

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Dar El Hedri.

Located in Rue du Tresor just next to Dar Bel Hassen According to the book “Palais et resides de Tunis” by Jaques Revault: It was built during the 17th century. “The founder of the Husseiniite dynasty, Hussein ben Ali Turki, […]

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Inside the Medersa El Mouradia

    Located in Souk El Leffa just behind the Zitouna Mosque, The Medressa El Mouradia was built around 1673 by the Bey Mourad II on the ruins of a former janissaires barracks ( after they revolted and have been anhilated). More recently, […]

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The Abandoned Casino of Hammam Lif

Undoubtedly one of the most iconic buildings in the city of Hammam Lif, the casino was inaugurated in the early 1900ies. It was a hotel then a casino then a restaurant, alternating between several changes of owners and opening/closing phases […]

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Fondouk El Henna

Between Souk El Blat and Souk El Kherba, in the medina of Tunis, you may encounter an unusual, intriguing, gloomy narrow alley that, at the first sight, may not seem very welcoming at all: Impasse Bou Hadra.   if you are […]

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