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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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Forgotten Shop signs

Some commercial signs are old, very old, some belonging to still active shops other to shops that have closed or changed activities. Tracking them may be hard since they are usually hidden by new signs and decoration but that’s why […]

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The Vintage blacksmiths of Bab Jdid

If you need to sharpen your sword or repair your armour.. ok not in these actual days but not that long ago just behind Bab jedid, one of the few still standing medieval gate of the old medina of Tunis, […]

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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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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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