Porch of Madrasa Slimania
Madrasa Slimania is known for its porch
located at a higher level compared to the street. This porch offers access to a richly decorated entrance with an Ottoman touch. Columns and capitals hold its beautiful stone arch (kadhel et harch
) with its green roof tiles cornice
Arches and columns of the courtyard
The courtyard is surrounded by four galleries: one of them gives access to a prayer room and the three others to 18 rooms formerly hosting students. The prayer room is divided into three naves
of three bays
and has a colourful marble mihrab
. It has an octagonal dome
covered with green tiles. The walls of this room are covered by locally made faience
panels deploying the Basmala
and the 99 Names of Allah
- ^ a b c "Madrasa Slimaniyya". qantara-med.org (in French). Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
- ^ "Les 3 médersas". commune-tunis.gov.tn (in French). Retrieved 21 February 2016.
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