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If you spend a day in Sidi Bou Said, don't miss

Well worth visiting the gardens and the view are stunning. The house by itself is wonderful and the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Bruno F
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Oakland, California
A palatial residence not to be missed

What is today the Centre of Arab and Mediterranean Music was till some 30 years ago the palatial... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
michele359
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Monteriggioni, Italy
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30 May 2018
“If you spend a day in Sidi Bou Said, don't miss”
28 Jul 2017
“A palatial residence not to be missed”
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Well worth visiting the gardens and the view are stunning. The house by itself is wonderful and the historical owner of this place was a very interesting personage

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 28 July 2017

What is today the Centre of Arab and Mediterranean Music was till some 30 years ago the palatial residence of a wealthy French family. The palace was built by Baron D'Erlanger in the outskirts of Sidi Bou Said, as a luxurious Andalusian home facing the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

The fact that Sidi Bou Said is one of the most beautiful places of the tunisian Mediteranian cost is due to Baron Rodolphe d'Erlanger, son of a french banker with german roots. He moved to Sidi Bou Said in 1912 and dedicated himself to the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Anne-Marie R
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have been here 2-3 times. If you only visit in order to get to know about Baron d'Erlanger's great work in collecting musical instruments and other arab music culture, take also some time to enjoy the great architecture this house offers. It was build...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank jmx123
Reviewed 5 December 2014

I do recommend checking out if during your stay there will be a concert in the Centre. It was a privilege to attend an arabic concert of traditional Malouf music, Incredible!

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Bruno C
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