Follow the shops oﬀering antiques, jewellery, carpets and pottery towards the Mosque of the Olive Tree, Ez Zitouna at the heart of the Medina. This is Tunis’ main mosque and is named after the mosque’s founder who taught the Koran under an olive tree. Built in the 9th Century, the minaret was added in the 19th Century. It is today a house of learning.
Covering an area of 6,500sq mtr, the Goulette Village Harbour resembles a medina with Tunisian architectural styling and comprises a central building with two wings alongside housing 10 shops selling local traditional clothing, watches and jewellery. There are an a la carte ﬁsh restaurant, cafes and juice bar plus hammam, health and beauty shops. Nearby Tunis is the Bardo Museum which boasts the largest collection of Roman mosaics in the world. The museum also displays objects ranging from pre-historic artefacts to modern jewellery.
Services: No policy check if you stay inside the village, a ﬂeet of 350 village taxis with a posted price list, Postal service and banking service. The ports of Sousse and Bizerte are also part of the Tunisian Port membership. Free internet is available at Goulette village.