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Zitouna Mosque

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Address: Rue Jamaa Ezzitouna, Tunis, Tunisia
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This mosque dates back to around 860.

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Historic symbol for education

It is a hostoric place for education over hunderds of years It is located beside the old market Beautiful bluiding containing school for kids religious education like quran... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Hisham A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a hostoric place for education over hunderds of years It is located beside the old market Beautiful bluiding containing school for kids religious education like quran teaching ...

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Torun, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like most of the mosques in Tunis, foreigners are forbidden to enter a mosque. This policy sometimes changes for a while, but it did not change for me. Thus I could see the mosque outside while walking through el Medina but I was not allowed to go inside. The architecture looks splendid and well preserved.

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Thank MLMaj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mosque is in the heart of the Medina of Tunis. This is a place of prayer and worship for the Muslim people. When you visit, please keep this in mind and show respect for the people there. Women should cover their head and are frowned upon when walking through the main part. However, women can enter and sit in... More 

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Thank Petra W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

So beautiful, like all other Andalusian mosques but this one has an extra sense that it's real old and it also is ones way while walking through the fames streats of Al Madina

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Thank Saleh S
County Kildare, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Only visited the front square and u have to say it was very relaxing and peaceful with people praying outside and the birds singing

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Zitounoa Mosque sits in the middle of the UNESCO listed souk of Tunis. It is a very old traditional mosque built around a court yard. The mosque is a haven of peace in what is a busy and bustling part of Tunis. I went on a Sunday and the place was a lot quitter. If you are Muslim and are... More 

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Thank Richard B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Founded in the year 737 The mosque is at the heart of the city of Tunis, the core around which the city such as we know it today has developed. Its foundation is dated precisely to the year 732 AD, but the mosque was rebuilt in the mid IXth century. Since, it underwent several modifications.

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Thank Walid E
Tunis, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This mosque is one of old mosque in the world, it is a very wonderfull place to visited. Je conseil tous pour le visité

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Thank benazzouzbusiness
Tunis, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

a very nice mosque that played and is playing a role of high importance in the Tunisia but not only but also in North Africa in general . Dear visitor when you go there keep in mind that you are in the heart of Tunis and it is the perfect place to learn about the real essences of the Islamic... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Was a great place to visit, this mosque is very old, i don't know the correct information where it was built but i do believe that it's very old.

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