Culture of Hammamet. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces
Hammamet is considered the most picturesque resort in the country. Its most distinguishing feature is its unique nature. The main historical attraction of the city is the Medina of Hammamet; it is an incredibly beautiful complex of old buildings. The Medina is 300 meters long and 100 meters wide; you can get to it through one of the four gates.
One of the oldest tourist centers of Tunisia, this city was founded more than five centuries ago. It began attracting travelers actively in the beginning of the 20th century. The city's name … Open
Hammamet would surprise its guests with a variety of dining places; all popular culinary traditions are represented at the resort. The Le Barberousse restaurant is known far outside the … Open
In the immediate vicinity to Hammamet there is a site, which is sure to interest fans of historic sites. We are talking about the Pupput Roman Site, the predecessor of modern Hammamet. There are numerous religious sites and ancient buildings, each of which has its own unique history.
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Unique spots in Hammamet and near
Sidi Bou SaidFrom the series “Monochromatic Cities - Stunning Views”
Check on the map: Distance from Hammamet center - 57.8 km.In the Northern part of Tunisia has placed a small city – Sidi Bou Said. One of its peculiarities is a great number of white coloured houses. All shutters, windows, door and signs are painted in deep blue. This town was established in the 12th century and became the destination of choice for wealthy Europeans in the 17th century. At the beginning of the 19th century, a famous French baron Rodolphe d'Erlanger bought a luxurious house there. Therefore, one legend says that he initiated to paint all townhouses in white-blue colours. … Read further
Photogallery of cultural heritage of Hammamet
Culture guide to Hammamet. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Hammamet: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Hammamet. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!