Cafe de delice and coast view
Named for a religious figure who lived there, Abu Said al-Baji
, it was previously called Jabal el-Menar. The town itself is a tourist attraction and is known for its extensive use of blue and white. It can be reached by a TGM train
, which runs from Tunis
to La Marsa
In the 12th century/13th century AD Abu Said Ibn Khalaf Yahya al-Tamimi al-Beji arrived in the village of Jabal el-Menar and established a sanctuary. After his death in 1231, he was buried there. In the 18th century Turkish governors of Tunis and wealthy citizens of the latter built residences in Sidi Bou Said.
had a house in Sidi Bou Said which is now transformed into an art gallery.
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