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Magnificent place, with loads of music history, that can be easily missed. Strongly recommend a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Banu3009
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Singapore, Singapore
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Came for the view

Came for the view a couple of times. Great view of the Port and the walk up to the Palace is full... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Zac A
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The home of Baron Rodolphe d'Erlanger, who was responsible for the blue and white color scheme of the town.
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1934 Rue Du 2 Mars, Sidi Bou Said 2026, Tunisia
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+216 71 740 102
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent place, with loads of music history, that can be easily missed. Strongly recommend a stop when at Sidi Bou Said or Carthage area. The craftsmanship reflected on the walls and ceilings was just amazing. Check out the musical instruments - we were surprised to...More

Thank Banu3009
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Came for the view a couple of times. Great view of the Port and the walk up to the Palace is full of beautiful streets of with blue doors and white walls. The area is touristy, so get lost one of the many side streets...More

Thank Zac A
Reviewed 27 December 2017

A highlight of Sidi Bou Said and indeed of the Golfe de Tunis, the palace built by artist and music lover, Baron Rudolphe Erlanger merits a long visit. The palace, the grounds, the paintings he made, the musical instruments and research into Arab classical music,...More

Thank Sheri L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Our exceptional Tunisian guide, Aicha from Gil Travel, picked up on our interest in music and planned this "palace" tour when we were visiting the charming seaside town of Sidi Bou Said. The remarkable story of Rudolph d'Erlanger, his eclectic collection of musical instruments, the...More

1  Thank Case_USA
Reviewed 11 December 2016

It`s actually a small palace above the city Sidi bu said . I had a nice memory of there. we held a great concert on Oct 2016 in Musiqat music festival. I didnt visit there as a tourist. but I suggest there if you want...More

Thank Hamid K
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A very beautiful place.The city is gorgeous.The amazing scenery. White-blue miracle.Visit you will not regret.

1  Thank Ruslan D
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome view , Nice people. Had a long walk till Dar Nejma. Very touristic place. Crafts & arts to buy, really cheap compared to Tunis.

Thank Zaahira A
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This palace was built as a symbol of love by a French Baron who loved his wife and offered her this palace as a gift but now it was transformed years ago in the Mediterranean Arab Music Center and i had the occasion to visit...More

3  Thank Lutfy D
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I had lived & worked in Tunisia for more than a year before I finally made it here to the palace called Ennejma Ezzahra (which apparently means "Star of Venus" in Arabic), built by the Baron Rudolpe d'Erlanger. And amazingly, in all that time, only...More

6  Thank Renee S
Reviewed 29 September 2015

If in Sidi Bou Said, do not mis the Ennejma Ezzahra Palace. It will give you an extraordinary experience, being kind of a well preserved oasis of nice views over the sea, and a remarkable story of a dedicated man making a difference in his...More

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