Tunisian Souvenir: Tunis Arch on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
You will come across myriads of Tunisian souvenirs of diverse kinds when you are in Tunis and it will be tough for you to select a few from the huge collection. Nonetheless, you will not be able to resist purchasing this simple yet striking acrylic fridge magnet. It is a fine Tunisian souvenir; the vivid blue colored pots and gate shown on the magnet complement the green plants and white walls exquisitely, and look quite pleasing to the eye. In addition, this magnet has a very neat acrylic finish that adds class to it.
Some Information about Tunis
Tunis is the capital city of the Tunisian Republic, as well as the Tunis Governorate. It is also the largest city of Tunisia, with a population of over 2,256,320 people. Tunis is located on a huge gulf on the Mediterranean Sea and is immediately behind the La Goulette Port and Lake of Tunis. Old Medina is also located within Tunis and holds special importance for Muslims across the globe.
The Medina in Tunis
UNESCO acknowledged Medina, in Tunis, as a World Heritage Site in 1979. It contains over seven hundred monuments comprising of gorgeous palaces, beautiful mosques, madrasas (religious schools), fountains and mausoleums established during the AlMohad and Hafsid periods. Aghlabid Ez-Zitouna Mosque, which is also known as 'Mosque of the Olive' is located in old Medina in Tunis as well. It is a spectacular mosque that was set up by Obeid Allah Ibn-al-Habhab in 723. Another prominent building in old Medina is Dar-al-Bey; it is a museum containing decorations and ornaments in various styles and from different time periods.