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Sfax



Sfax
Introduction

1. City walls

2. Dar Jellouli

3. The kasbah

4. The medina

5. Invisible great mosque

6. Colonial town

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Dar Jellouli
Sfax, Tunisia


Sfax, Tunisia

The Dar Jellouli is a former upper class mansion now turned into a museum (1.1TD plus 1TD camera permit). It is definitely worth the visit, as both the house and the exhibits are of excellent quality.
The house itself dates back to the 17th century, and is 3 storeys high. As always all rooms face the inner courtyard, and there are few windows facing the streets.
The exhibits include everyday items, yet expensive and beyond reach for most inhabitants. There are also some interesting stops, showing how rose water was made and how traditional kohl eyeliner were made and then applied.
Sfax, Tunisia




By Tore Kjeilen