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La Goulette, Tunisia Cruise Port

La Goulette is the main port of Tunisia's capital of Tunis, located around nine miles from the centre of the city. Tunis is Tunisia's largest city and a bustling metropolis filled with wonderful attractions and landmarks as well as entertainment, shops and restaurants. The city combines aspects of Tunisia's ancient culture and heritage in the form of historic buildings and religious structures, with many modern developments which have propelled the region into the 21st century. The heritage and culture of Tunis is apparent throughout the region at museums and exhibitions littered across the city. Visitors will experience the area's vibrant and exciting atmosphere as they navigate ancient streets and buildings standing side by side with contemporary improvement to the city centre, all of which generate a unique environment and exotic ambience for everyone to enjoy.

Sightseeing in La Goulette

Once visitors arrive at the port of La Goulette, they will find a wealth of attractions, excursions and activities available to them across the city of Tunis. A collection of fascinating museums, beautiful parks and gardens as well as a variety of other fantastic landmarks and entertainment can be found in locations all over this lively capital.

Bardo National Museum

The incredible Bardo National Museum in Tunis houses an array of ancient artefacts from the Roman, Greek, Tunisian and Islamic eras amongst many other pre-historic and modern exhibitions. The musuem's stunning building was originally the historic Hafsid Palace, constructed during the 13th century.

Al-Zaytuna Mosque

This gigantic and majestic mosque is the largest in the city, covering an area of roughly 5,000 square metres with a series of nine different entrances. The mosque features 160 imposing columns, all of which were transported from the ruins of Carthage to construct the exterior of the structure. Although the exact date of construction is still debated to this day, it is believed to have been built around the 6th century AD from materials including granite, marble and porphyry.


Named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, Dougga is a well-preserved ancient Roman city situated in the north of Tunisia, close to Tunis. UNESCO described the area as the best-preserved Roman small town in North Africa, which becomes apparent after spending time at this historic attraction. The archaeological importance of the area is clear due to the number of ancient structures that have been preserved there, including the Triumphal Arches, the Forum, the Amphitheatre, the Auditorium, the baths and various impressive temples.

Shopping in La Goulette

Heading inland from the port of La Goulette, visitors will find a fabulous selection of vibrant marketplaces, locally known as souqs, selling all sorts of gifts, souvenirs and amenities including spices, oils, fabrics and jewellery as well as local arts and crafts.

Eating out in La Goulette

Authentic local restaurants serving a variety of authentic Tunisian dishes can be located around the centre of Tunis, alongside a selection of eateries that serve popular international cuisine, including French, Italian and other familiar western meals. 

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