Bir Lahjar

40, rue du Pascha, Medina of Tunis Photos: LINKS Madrasa Bir Lahjar Madrasas in the Medina of Tunis Margareta Hesse: Bordering Light. INTERFERENCE Tunis 2016 Photos: Margareta Hesse.

Zaouia Sidi Brahim Riahi

Address: 11, Rue Sidi Brahim Riahi, between Dar Lasram and the Hafsia square Photos: Issam Barhoumi, Brahim Guedich, Annie Noelle, Noomen9 / The building was achieved in 1850, its style meshes Andalusian, Mahgrebian, and Turkish elements. In 1878 the decoration of the dome was enhanced by master sculptors from Morocco. Sidi Brahim Riahi (1766-1850) […]

Dar el Jaziri

Dar El Jaziri was one of the residences of the Jaziri family, a wealthy family of landowners, between the 12th and 18th centuries, located on Tribunal Street. It is known for having hosted the second congress of the Neo-Destour party in 1937. Secret meetings were held in the grand yards of homes hidden from the […]

Club Tahar Haddad

Address: 20 rue du Tribunal, between Palais Kheireddine and Dar Lasram Coordinates: Photos: INTERFERENCE Archive, Facebook, Raouf Gara. What is today “Club Tahar Haddad”, was the former “Makhzen”, the stable and the storage, of Dar Lasram. The prestigious residency of the Lasram family was built from 1812 to 1819. Its founder, Hammouda Lasram, had bought […]

Marché Sidi Sridek

Adresse: Rue Sidi Bouhdid Coordinate: 36.80127, 10.17094 Marché Sidi Sridek (سوق سيدي سريدك) is one of the most known souks in the Medina of Tunis. It is situated in El Hafsia District in the north-east of the Al-Zaytuna Mosque, and it was built by Ahmed Bey, in 1940, during the French occupation. It is also […]

Coffee Shop Chaffar

Adress: Rue el Kasbah Coordinate: 36.79846, 10.17064 Photos: INTERFERENCE Community. Coffee shops are an essential component in the social land professional ife in the Medina, “Chaffar” is one of many. As simple as it looks, it is the center of a small business complex hosting several leather artisans. The mini streets surrounding the coffee place […]

Dar Lasram

Address: 24 rue du Tribunal, Tunis Coordinate: Dar Lasram, seat of the ASM, Association for the Safeguarding of the Medina Tunis, was built between 1812 and 1819. Until 1964, the palace was the property of the founder Hamouda Lasram and his descendants. The façade of the palace is very pure, and contrasts with the intra-mural […]

Dar Ben Achour

Adress: 84 Rue du Pacha, Tunis Coordinate: 36°48′04″N,10°10′03″E Built in 1774, Dar Ben Achour represents the figure of “learning and transmission of knowledge”. It is recognized that the Ben Achour family brought educators, lawyers … to Tunisia. With several transformations, the residence has a mixed architecture, Andalusian, Ottoman and Italian. Converted into a bookshop, it […]

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