El Kef can be found on the cliffs on the Jebel Dyr Mountains in North West Tunisia. This city is only a few kilometers from Algeria and is oozing with history and culture just waiting to be explored. It’s an experience you will not forget!
Walking is the best and easiest way to get around in El Kef, this way you can really have the opportunity to soak up the spectacular Tunisian architecture as you make your way from attraction to attraction.
Dar El Kous and Synagogue of Ghriba
There is a large Jewish community in El Kef and the Synagogue of Ghriba is set in the heart of the city which offers amazing architecture for you to explore. The Dar El Kous basilica is also based in the city and another sight you shouldn’t cross of your list.
Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions
This museum is home to a selection of artefacts which are based on everyday life in Tunisia. Here you can see all sorts of items from jewelry to costumes and so much more.
Sidi Bou Maklouf Mausoleum
This mausoleum enables you to soak up some of the spectacular Tunisian architecture with an elegant minaret which is guaranteed to make an impression. The interior of the mausoleum is filled with ceramic tiles and ornamental wood.
There are a number of well-preserved Roman ruins in El Kef including the impressive Roman baths, cisterns and a temple. This is a must to visit when in the area.
You can easily spend an entire day wandering through El Kef, visiting the amazing and historical sites and soaking up some of this beautiful North African countries past.
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