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Immeuble De Guidi

De Guidi was a rich italian advocate and he commisionned this building. didn’t found more details about it. One can admire those gorgeous colorfoul and flowerishing decolorations, from the rooftop of Cité Gabison just in front of it. Share This:

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Cité Gabison

This curious building is really hidden in plain sight right in the middle of the busiest street downtown Tunis. One of the earliest reference, is found in a touristic guide and mentions this building as a hotel in the 1910ies. […]

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Auberge Zitouna / The Danish Guest House

back in the 18th century, the area of the Medina around Bab Bhar was known as the diplomatic zone, where all the european consulate were located. The Danish consulate was located few meters from the entrance of the souks and […]

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The Curious and forgotten Domes café

There a strange and curious domes construction on the side of a road at the very south of Tunis. it looks like small houses of another civilisation or even from a SCI-FI movie. Actually, it was a quiet famous café/restaurant, […]

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The 19th centuary Holland’s consulate in the Medina

in the late 19th/ early 20th century many european consulates were located inside the medina of Tunis.Most of them, in Zarkoun Street and it’s surroundings, since it was the diplomatic zone at that ime. Couldn’t find reliable informations about what […]

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The lovely abandoned house of Tindja

Tindja is a lovely small village, 1 hour north of Tunis. Stumbled upon this old postcard, from the french colonial era, of those 2 houses. Sadly, the house on the right was complitely wiped and the one on the left […]

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The Serbian War Cemetary in Menzel Bouguiba

First thought: why would be a Serbian world war one cemetary lost in a wood near the small town of Menzel Bourguiba (60km north of Tunis)? Long and complicated story short: a regiment of serbian soldiers fled a battle they […]

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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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