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Fondouk El Attarine

Fondouk El Attarine

Fondouk El Attarine

Fondouk El Attarine (9 bis Souk El Attarine, Tunis) – in days gone by, this restaurant was a pit stop where traveling salesmen used to station their caravans and beasts in order to rest after a long day’s journeying. Today, this magnificent bright edifice houses a luxury souk selling artisan jewelry, carpets and other handicrafts together with an elegant restaurant set in the fondouk’s luminous square patio. Today’s travelers can restore their energy with a healthy selection of typical Tunisian dishes including fresh mixed salads, fish tajines and pomegranate desserts. Far from its original purpose as an inn for slumber, Fondouk comes alive in the evening with local ceremonies and traditional music.