More than Medinas: 5 Places to Explore in Tunisia

More than Medinas: 5 Places to Explore in Tunisia

March 12, 2016

The mediterranean country of Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa. From the sandy deserts to mediterranean beach, explore MAPP Africa's picks for a memorable Tunisian experience:

Bardo National Museum

As one of the largest museums in Africa, the Bardo National Museum was originally a 15th century palace. Visitors can learn about Tunisia's history and discover a vast collection of Roman mosaics, Punic jewels and Hellenistic Greek art master pieces.

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Medina of Tunis

The Medina of Tunis is one of the first Arabo-Muslim towns of the Maghreb and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Centre since 1979. Get lost in the Medina's 700 monuments, like palaces, mosques, mausoleums, and madrasas.

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Hammamet Beach

As one of Tunisia's more popular beaches, the Hammamet Beach is a tourist's paradise. From relaxing on the beach to playing water sports, like windsurfing and jet-skiing, a day at Hammamet Beach is a day well spent.

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Djerbahood, Er Riadh

One on the oldest villages in Tunisia, Er Riyadh, is covered with visually-striking street art. Djerbahood is a street art project which has over 150 artists from 30 countries participating. Explore this pleasant village and take in the global art in Er Riyadh village.

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Sidi Bou Said

Discover the blue and white village of Sidi Bou Said. Known as a popular destination for artists, this unique village has and continue to inspired many notable artists. Tourists can walk the beautiful streets and enjoy the village's calm ambiance.

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