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, 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

Subscribe to our newsletter

New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More