Cultural Monastir Walking tour
Monastir is known as the old Roman Ruspina. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Tunisia. Monastir souk is offering a big choice of handmade leather, ceramics, and silver! Is it true, that a wedding is the most important event in the daily life of Tunisians? In Monastir, you can visit a small Costume Museum with exhibits of wedding costumes from all over Tunisia. Why the National Movement Museum is so important for locals? When does arabesque become most important art style in the Islamic world? Habib Bourguiba mosque and Habib Bourguiba mausoleum are representing Islamic art with amazingly decorated domes and walls. In the Ribat you can visit The Islamic Museum which now occupies the former prayer hall on the upper floor. With a charismatic local guide, discover secrets of the Medina of Monastir, walk into the Marina- the harbor where pleasure yachts bob jauntily on the Mediterranean. Enjoy the harbor area with its modern beachfront where most of Monastir’s luxury hotels, restaurants, coffee shops lie.
By the main entrance to the Ribat (Monastir, Tunisia).