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This mosque dates back to around 860.
Rue Jamaa Ezzitouna, Tunis, Tunisia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This mosque is a must see in Tunisia and is located at the end of the souk. It is old and very spiritual.

Thank nouhad1324
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Great as its always , still you can smell khalifa nouman era where he placed first block. Imam was pricise ,punctual ,on spot of the needs of tge community . I wish can come back again .

Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Very old (8th century) and beautiful mosque in Tunis Medina. Unfortunatelly the tourist cannot enter inside the mosque, but only could take a look from the interior court.

1  Thank cristiandutescu
Reviewed 26 March 2018

this is historical mosque , in the main bazar called aswak in Tunis , the area open for tourist is very limited

Thank Moez955
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Non Muslims cannot visit this but you can have a look around the outside and take plenty of photographs. It is a lovely building. You will get to see this if you go on a tour of the medina.

Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 13 March 2018

A must visit for solat if you are a Muslim. A little walk inside the Medina will take you there. Beware of touts outside the mosque offering you to take a viewing tower. You would get lost inside the maze of small alleys inside the...More

1  Thank marcofahmey
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I visited the mosque whilst in the Medina. Although I was not allowed to enter the praying area I was able to put my hood on and enter the court yard. Such a beautiful soothing place. The sounds of chanting and praying by a local...More

Thank Roxana F
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I tried to get in twice in a week period and encountered the same difficulty. No accessible for non-Muslims. I can respect that but the officials can work a bit on a better Schuyler. The mosque often closed even in is off praying hours. Just...More

1  Thank Aqua_Uomo
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

An old mosque with a good Islamic architecture at the center of the town in the middle of the old Arabic Bazzar

1  Thank Ahmad Z
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The Zitouna Mosque within the Medina of Tunis is quite interesting, as it seems every single one of the small, winding roads will take you to it one way or the other. The building in itself is huge, though not spectacular or fancy in any...More

1  Thank brwatne
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Captain D
10 March 2018|
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Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
There are specific times this mosque is open to the non-Muslim public. I visited mid-morning and was told, very politely, to come back at 2pm.