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“white houses”(7 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenue 14 Janvier, Sidi Bou Said 2026, Tunisia
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+216 71 745 132
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We caught the train from Tunis Marina station which was a nice journey. We then walked up through the town to nice views of the bay. The houses were really pretty with lovely flowers. However i did think the place abit tacky.The cafe at the...More

Thank jonbromfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sidi Bou Said is named for Abu Said al Baji. It is a tourist attraction. In the 1920s it was given a blue and white colour scheme by Rodolphe d'Erlange. the town has attracted artists including Paul Klee, a contemporary of Kandinsky and the BauHaus...More

Thank WhiteLightinX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a Nice little village near Tunis with houses painted with solely the colors blue and white. However white is not a color. Nevertheless its a quaint little village that gives good photo opportunities. It lost it charm because of all the tourist shops and...More

Thank KONING55
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I really loved this place which makes you feel like you are on Santorini. I bought amazing ceramic plates and gifts there for small prices.

Thank Lara F
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The buildings themselves are very nicely painted and fairly pleasant to see, and the view from the cafe with the white and blue umbrellas and awnings looking down to the beach is fantastic. I'd been told the quality of food at the restaurants was not...More

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I thought the town looked nice, and enjoyed visiting. I felt there were just too many traders operating, which did detract from the experience. As well as the streets being full of souvenir shops, the walkways to the car/coach park were lined with traders, who...More

Thank Chilli05187049
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This hilltop town is worth a visit for the picturesque buildings and beautiful sea views. Beware the souvenir sellers though, who never have change and instead want you to take another item. Come early to avoid the crowds - this is the most visited place...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Beautiful village on a very steep hill,.Very busy even on damp days.Car parking not easy.Loads of pretty little artisan shops.

Thank loujohn57
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Maybe because it was a cloudy day but I didn't feel the place was as outstanding as I thought it would be. Sure, it looks lovely with blue against the white but it didn't wow me. I think even if we had bright blue sky...More

Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Words can make justice to this small town. It is simply beautiful. I just came from there and wanted to encourage people to go see it. It is much like other Greek islands towns but with a Arabic flavor. It is very clean and well...More

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