Dar El Medina in Tunis
This beautiful boutique hotel is nestled in the heart of Tunis, a stone’s throw from the major tourist attractions and bustling souks. The hotel is set in a nineteenth century house offering twelve comfortable guest rooms, all en-suite and furnished with traditional décor.
The hotel has a rooftop terrace where you can relax after a day of sightseeing and soak up the panoramic views of the city and an on-site restaurant for your convenient. This hotel also offers a twenty four hour reception desk and a choice of standard or executive rooms with breakfast included.
Step Out Of the Hotel
Once you step out of the entrance of your hotel you are welcomed by the historical sites and fascinating souks in the local area. You are on the doorstep of Medina of Tunis, one of the first Arab-Muslim towns located in the centre of Tunis. As you walk through the gate you are welcomed by narrow passages and covered alleys filled with vendors selling their goods from souvenirs to perfumes.
The souks are bustling traditional markets with an electrifying atmosphere and a colorful display of items. The markets are filled with traditional items where you can buy just about anything from jewelry to carpets and leather goods. If you love to barter, you will love visiting the souks.
The Bardo Museum is located in Tunis and is set in a thirteenth century palace where you can view a selection of Roman mosaics and a choice of artifacts from modern jewelry to pre-historic items.
Zitoura Mosque is the oldest mosque in the area and a popular tourist attraction which spans over 1.2 acres; you will be amazed at the magnificent columns that surround the mosque.
In Tunis you can also visit the Cathedral of St Vincent de Paul, an architectural masterpiece with a mix of Gothic and Moorish design dating back to the early 1800’s.
A short drive away is where you can visit one of the best preserved ancient Roman cities in North Africa with its beautiful views. You can still make out the villas, market and baths that once stood there.