More than Medinas: 5 Places to Explore in Tunisia


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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