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See the Architectural Marvels of Sidi Bou Said

The tour will start with the main street, where visitors can marvel at the various types of medieval architecture, from the 17th century. Mansions, shops, balconies with middle-eastern influence, fountains, cafés, handicraft shops, galleries, restaurants, beautiful vistas over the bay of Carthage and the Mediterranean and especially the famous mansion of the Baron Rudolph d'Erlanger which is today a National Museum for Arab and Mediterranean Musical Instruments.

From Tunis
Online Experience
1 Hour 15 Minutes
Africa
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time walking tour, live-streamed from the cobbled streets of Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
  • Explore the cafés, galleries, and mansions amid beautiful views of the vistas over the Mediterranean Sea
  • Witness the magnificent and historic building that now houses a museum - of musical instruments!
Description

Our live-streamed interactive online tour of Sidi Bou will start at the main street, where you will marvel at the different examples of medieval architecture dating as far back as the 17th century. We will then walk through picturesque lanes to see mansions, shops, balconies with middle-eastern influence, fountains, cafés, handicraft shops, galleries, restaurants decorated in shades of white and blue. All this blue must be followed up with taking in the views of the gorgeous vistas over the bay of Carthage and the Mediterranean. Finally, we will admire the famous mansion of the Baron Rudolph d'Erlanger, which today is the National Museum for Arab and Mediterranean Musical Instruments.

Join me to experience the best of Sidi Bou - I look forward to seeing you on this tour very soon!

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Since this tour involves travelling to various places in the city, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
  • You can book this tour as a private tour for 100 USD and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Mohamed Halouani

I am a Tunisian native, with a profound passion for travel and history. I have a creative and diversified educational career; I have designed and carried out multiple archaeological and cultural trips for various institutions such as The Detroit Institute of Art, the Textile Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, universities such as Stanford, Berkeley, MIT and many more organisations. After having received my degrees in English and Spanish, I completed my European Master’s in linguistics and Hispanic studies at the Sorbonne University in Paris where I now reside. I have extensive knowledge on Islamic architecture and Eastern decorative elements, as well as, archaeology and history. I have a good grasp on ethnographic and anthropological subjects, I will introduce you not only to the historical jewels of the countries but I will also reveal to you their culture and history and introduce you to the tribes and villages with medieval architecture.

From USD 100 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.