Centro storico, Sidi Bou Said

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Stroll through the narrow alleys of Centro storico, packed with white and blue houses overgrown with bougainvillea that evokes the ambiance of a Greek island. In the 18th century, this sacred Sufi site became a retreat for Turkish governors and rich Tunisians who built residences with impressive sea views. The town owes its current appearance to an early 20th-century French baron, who forbade any construction not consistent with the traditional Arab-Andalus style. To visit Centro storico and get the most from your holiday in Sidi Bou Said, create itinerary details personal to you using our Sidi Bou Said trip planner .
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  • It was full of Russian and Chinese tourists when I went, so enough bad mannered people around, but still very cute and worth to go to. At the harbour there is nothing to see so I do not recommend walk...  more »
  • A colorful suburb of Tunisia. All buildings, as well as chairs, urns, all-all-all painted in white-blue colors, and no other legally allowed. Looks very spectacular and creates a resemblance to the Greek Santorini.
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