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Zitouna Mosque

Address: Rue Jamaa Ezzitouna, Tunis, Tunisia
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Ranked #3 of 18 Attractions in Tunis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This mosque dates back to around 860.
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This mosque dates back to around 860.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

if you're around the area , i recommend you pass by to pay a visit to the mosque , it's a very beautiful mosque , the design is dazzling ! very peaceful area for praying

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Istanbul, Turkey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I have seen many mosques in islamic and non-islamic countries, this is not very exceptional, but if you are already in Tunis, reasonable to visit, as it is in the Madina area. There is an entrance fee of 5TD. If you are muslim you are allowed to visit praying area and pray of course

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Travelling North Africa and the Middle East I have visited quite a number of mosques. Zitouna is probably one of the most beautiful - the uncommonly large courtyard is just wonderful, the dome and the minaret are a duet excelling in harmony. It is of course a pity that non-Muslims are not allowed into the building, but I think you... More 

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Tunis, Tunisia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

It is an interesting site, but currently under the control of a crazy cleric (changed the locks on the ministry which is in charge of managing mosques). No access to even the courtyard, women not welcome.

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Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This Mosque is one of the most beautiful buildings i have ever visit ! i was there by the Fajr Prayer at 4 AM ! it was quite and very relaxing but after the prayer i got Lost in the streets of the Medina going back to the hotel :D hope you Enjoy it ;)

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

One of the nicest mosques ive seen. The architecture is definitely unique and the vibe is just great. Definitely worth a visit.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
3 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Should not visit Tunis without passing by, apart from iconic religious value and neighbouring markets, the architecture was great,

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Not much to tell about something you cannot see. I guess if you are Muslim and can go in it is probably impressive

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leicester
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

if you are ever in tunis you must visit this place, it is awe inspiring, the minaret is brill, don't miss this fantastic place

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Dakar, Senegal
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is an amazing islamic monument with an authentic architecture. History is on every corner and can be seen and felt everywhere. I have been fascinated by the pillars, the wood roof and how they are decorated. I would recommend any Tunis visitor to not miss this great monument.

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