The old city of Kairouan is the oldest ancient city in Tunisia, and it is well preserved. The Okaba Mosque here is a landmark of the entire ancient city. The ancient city retains many Islamic colors, whether it is shops or restaurants. , Or the residents coming and going, all embody a sense of the sacred mystery of Islam.
Kairouan is an old city in Tunisia, and the old city here is the old city in the old city. There is a strong Islamic style here, the Grand Bazaar in the old city is very lively, and many daily necessities are bought. As well as small local products, tourists must not miss this place, you can take a stroll.
Kairouan is a thousand-year-old ancient city. It is also known as the fourth largest Islamic city in the world. The entire ancient city has suffered from the vicissitudes of history, and Okaba Mosque is the protagonist here. There are many large bazaars in the entire ancient city, which are very lively and it is definitely worth strolling around in the ancient city. Taking pictures is very sensational.
[Kairouan Ancient City] Located on the alluvial plain on the southeast slope of the Atlas Mountains, it is located in the inland area of northeastern Tunisia. It is 155 kilometers north of the capital and 48 kilometers northeast of Sousse. It is now the fourth largest in Tunisia city. The ancient city of Kairouan was built in 670 AD. It covers an area of 0.54 square kilometers and is surrounded by a fortified city wall of 3.2 kilometers long. From 800 to 909 AD, the Agrabid dynasty established its capital here. In 1988, the UNESCO listed the ancient capital Kairouan as a cultural heritage and included it in the "World Heritage List." Kairouan is an ancient city, a famous historical and cultural city, but also a holy city, a city full of magic and dreams. Sidi Sahab Mausoleum, when you arrive in Kairouan, Tunisia, you must visit Sidi Sahab Mausoleum. Sidi Sahab was a saint who followed the Prophet Muhammad. After Sahab's death, people built this mausoleum for the saint. Legend has it that Sidi Sahab was a barber who often trimmed Muhammad's beard and kept his three beards. After the death of Sidi Sahab, these three beards were also put into the mausoleum, so people also call this mausoleum [Beard Mausoleum]. The architecture of Sidi Sahab Mausoleum is the essence of Islamic art. The white domes of the mausoleum in the cemetery, beautiful arches, deep colonnades, fine murals, etc., are all beautiful and amazing. Devout Muslims put the most beautiful things here, because this is a holy place where they pray to Allah and purify their hearts. Picture three is Muhammad's three beards. This is a close-up photo taken by the mausoleum administrator with my camera. Kairouan [Agrabit Reservoir] is the largest cistern in North Africa built in 862 AD. Due to geographical and climatic reasons, the water supply in the Kairouan area is insufficient, and the urban water supply is always insufficient. In order to solve the urban water supply, the Caliphate instructed the Governor of Kairouan to bring spring water dozens of kilometers away to the city, and built 15 storage tanks outside the city. The pools hold water, and only two of them remain. Known as the Agrabit Cistern, there are two large and one small, and they are now only for tourists to visit. Kairouan [Sidi Saad Restaurant] English name "Restaurant Marhaba" This is a very famous high-end western restaurant in Kairouan. It was originally the mansion of a local rich man. The owner of the restaurant devoted his life to (pictured) 20) It took 70 years to build. It was designed by masters, decorated by local tyrants, magnificent and magnificent. It is no worse than European palaces. The tour guide arranged for us to eat here. When I entered the lobby, I was shocked by the outlook. It was a restaurant, it was a palace. I had no intention of eating, and I used my camera to record the beauty of this moment. This restaurant is already the best western restaurant in the area, and it is also a popular Internet celebrity restaurant. I think it is the most dazzling star "attraction" in Kairouan. Travellers who have the opportunity to come to Kairouan must not miss this exquisite restaurant. …………
There are more than one hundred tombs of Islamic saints in Kairouan. The most famous is a saint named Sidi Sahab, who is said to be a close friend of the Prophet Muhammad. He returned to Tunisia from the holy land of Mecca in the 7th century. , Not only brought back a large number of scriptures, but also the very precious three beards of the prophet. They were buried together with the saints in Kairouan, known as the "Mausoleum of Beards".