Artistic Sidi Bou Said Walking tour
Have you ever heard about the most favorite and loved the city of Art in Tunisia? That’s right! It is the hill of Sidi Bou Said the white and blue village with the Arab- Andalusian style houses. Start your journey here from walking up the hill to visit one of the most famous landmarks of Sidi Bou Said, known as the “Nejma Zahra” palace, built by the English Count Erlanger on 1920, which shows the manifestations of love and beauty reflected in its decorations, paintings, angles, and ruins. Today it has turned into a museum that displays musical instruments and organizes concerts of classical and Arabic music. Would you love some traditional treats? Then carry on the main street until you reach the Sidi Chabaan coffee shop on the highest point of the hill with a panoramic view on the bay of Tunis. As you take a stroll through this village, you can admire the bougainvilleas flowers, beautiful doors, narrow streets, traditional shops of handicrafts. In the coffee shop, sitting on straw mats with the locals, you enjoy the beautiful scenery with a cup of coffee or mint tea and smoke a chichi, traditional water pipe with apple taste the tobacco. As a souvenir, take some Bomboloni, a fried doughnut snack topped with sugar or Zrir- traditional sweet cream from nuts and sesame with honey served on the newborn ceremonies.
By the TGM metro station of Sidi Bou Said (Subway station in Carthage)