Tunis - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Yes! Great pottery and rugs and baskets. You can get good furniture, there are lots of good local designers or get it made to order. 2x a year there is a giant artisan fair which is wildly popular and a strong recommend. - Jun 2022

Yes, there are great rugs/pottery/handicrafts. There's a large fair (artisans' fair) at Le Kram every year. - May 2022

Yes, the Madina is a great place to pick up Tunisian items. Furniture, rugs, pottery, and silly red hats. - Nov 2020

Carpets and pottery. - May 2020

Carpets are a good buy here, as are custom mosaics. - Nov 2017

Pottery, scarfs, and antiques. - Nov 2015

Pottery. - Nov 2014

Beautiful traditional rugs and pottery. There is an annual artisan fair at Le Kram convention center that you should save your money for! - Jul 2013

Ceramics, rugs (not of my taste). - Jun 2013

Handmade baskets for the market, ceramic dishes, woven cotton blankets, some rugs. - Feb 2012

Pottery, rugs, airline tickets to Europe (one hour to Rome!) - Jul 2010

Olive tree wood, hand-blown glass from Sadika, carpets from Kairouan. - May 2010

Gorgeous rugs, ceramics. - Jan 2010

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