of the Medina of Tunis
The hammams represent an important component of the Medina of Tunis. Also called Moorish baths, they were adopted and arranged by the Arab-Muslim conquerors, particularly in North Africa and naturally in Tunisia, because they met the hygiene requirements recommended by the Muslim religion.
True conservatories of singular architectural techniques, the historical hammams of the medina also constitute structuring urban equipment of the historical heart of the capital.
They deploy an exceptional art of building which carries the thought of its builders and various civilizations that Tunisia has known. Places of sociability and cultural practices, if in some countries the hammams have almost disappeared, this is not the case in Tunisia.
In the capital, the hammams in activity are for some reserved to the women or then to the men, but can also mixed, on different time slots.
In the medina of Tunis, the prices will seem derisory and will not exceed 2 dinars (either for the bath or the massage).
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