Tunisia - Tunis (Chapter)
This is the Tunis chapter from Lonely Planet's Tunisia guidebook.
Tunis is refashioning itself as a modern Arab capital, though both its Ottoman and colonial past still have a powerful presence. Promenade palm-lined ave Habib Bourguiba, sip tea at sunset in Sidi Bou Saïd and imagine the glories of ancient Carthage.
- get lost and shop till you drop in the medina
- be amazed by the incredible Roman mosaics at the palatial Bardo Museum
- scrub, sweat and socialise at a stuck-in-time hammam (public bath)
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights & Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking, Entertainment, Shopping, Transport, Tunis For Children, Around Tunis, Berges du Lac, La Soukra, La Goulette, Carthage, Sidi Bou Saïd, La Marsa, Gammarth.
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