Tunisia Travel Guide

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Tunisia Travel Guide

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Picturesque sand beaches, crystalline water, underwater sightseeing and the ancient Roman, Arab and Phoenician sites are just to name a few attractions, this Mediterranean land has on offer.Tunisia Travel Guide

Whether you are looking to immerse yourself in ancient Roman history or, forget all the cares in the world and revel in wind, water and sun, Tunisia can give everything, you want. From Roman empires built around the year 200 to surfing, from world-class music festivals to exclusive shopping venues, Tunisia has it all. Tunisians pride themselves on their cuisine and know exactly how to prepare and eat a dish. Lamb is the favourite meat dish of Tunisians and no matter what time of the day you go, you will always find warm bread in any part of Tunisia.

Top 5 destinations

Carthage

If you are fascinated by history and historical monuments, your first stop in Tunisia should be Carthage. Vestiges of Roman empires, baths, temples, naval ports, shrines and settlements abound in this town.

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El Jem

As you come from Sousse or Sfax, the first sight that you will see is a grand amphitheatre. This colossal structure once was the scene for cruel games that Romans had invented and played. Concerts and orchestras have now replaced the haunting cries of beasts and martyrs.

Tunis

Tunis is a heaven for art lovers. Shopping becomes a nearly divine experience with small brass wares, antiques and souvenirs, Berber jewellery and bright clothes surrounding you.

Djerba

If you want to see Roman sites as well as enjoy water sports, Djerba is the place to go. This popular tourist destination has on offer natural beauty, vast stretches of sand beaches, thousands of palm trees, pirates castle and so much more that you will not want to leave this city.

Sidi Bou Said

Perched on the cliffs, this lovely blue and white village is the most loved place of Tunisia. St. Louis, it is said, came to wage a war but instead fell in love with a Berber princess and then they happily lived ever after in this quaint village.

Other important information

Languages: Official language is Arabic and French is the second language.

Currency: Tunisian dinar (TND)

Time zone: CET (UTC+1)

Electricity: 230 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second.

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