Sightseeing in Tunisia

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Tourism and Culture

Different Forms of Tourism

Tunis is rich in fine architecture.
Many archeological sites are part of the world heritage (Carthage, El Jem, etc.).
Islamic ceramics museum (Tunis), The Bardo Museum (Tunis), National museum of Islamic art (Kairouan).
Sculpture, Paintings, Theater, Concerts, Cinema, Literature, etc.
Many natural and wildlife parks.
Mosques, especially those of Tunis and Kairouan.
The hot spring areas of Korbouse, Khebayet at Gabès, Hammam bent Jedidi.
All Tunisia's beaches are on the Mediterranean. The one at Djerba is especially renowned.
Outdoor Activities
In the south of Tunisia, you can do guided tours in the Sahara in 4x4s or by camel.
Several shopping malls and other shopping places such as Centre el Menzah6 or Berges du Lac.
For local craftsmanship, you will find souks in Tunis or any other town. Be careful, it is common to haggle over prices.
Tourism Organizations
Tunisian National Tourism Office
Cultural Organizations
Carthage Festival
Tabarka Jazz Festival
For Further Information
Ministry of Culture

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Individual and Civic Freedoms

Political Freedom
Civil Liberty
Freedom of the Press
World Ranking of Freedom of the Press According to "Reporters sans Frontières", 2009 report : 154/175
Evolution: 11 places down compared to 2008
For Further Information, Consult Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2009, Reporters Without Borders
Free Access to the Internet
Freedom of Assembly
Rule of Law
Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights
Women's Condition
Equality of status and freedom.
For Further Information
Ministry of Justice
The Freedom House report

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Degree of Freedom
Muslims 98%, Christians 1%, Jews 1%
Role of Religion in Society

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