City Museum

City museum, or Kheireddine Palace, is located at the heart of the Medina of Tunis. Constructed between 1860 and 1870, the palace is distinguished from the rest of the neighboring buildings with its glass facade giving on “Place du Tribunal”. The architecture of the palace is inspired by Italian buildings as wished for by Kheireddine […]

City Theater

Inaugurated in 1902, the city theater stands on the avenue Habib Bourguiba with its splendid Italian architecture designed by French architect Resplandy and decorated by the sculptor and decorator Belloc following the Art Nouveau movement. The architecture privileges harmonious curvatures and features sceneries of fauna and flora on its majestic facade. it also features Apollo […]

City Hall

The City hall building was designed by the architect-decorator tandem Wassim Ben Mahmoud and Ismail Ben Fredj following a design that reunites tradition and modernity at the same time with a facade constructed of rose colored marble. the building dates back to 1998 and stands on the hill of the historic Kasbah, surrounded by the […]

Cathedral St. Vincent de Paul

The cathedral St. Vincent de Paul is located in Place de l’indépendance at the heart of avenue Habib Bourguiba, not far from the City Theater, and facing the French Embassy. The Roman Catholic is dedicated to St Vincent de Paul, the patron of charity, and is the episcopal see of the Archdiocese of Tunis. The […]

Bab Bhar

Bab Bhar, or Gate of the sea in English, is one of the seven gates of the Medina. The old town was protected by the great ramparts and all the activities happened inside the wall of the Medina. This monumental gate, constituted by a low arch surmounted by a serrated parapet owes its name to […]

Zitouna Mosque

Zitouna mosque major mosque in the Medina of Tunis and the city as well. It is the oldest mosque in the city and covers an area of 5,000 square meters with nine entrances. Its minaret’s height is measured to 43 meters. It was founded in the early 8th century, but its current architectural form dates […]