Souk El Attarine
: سوق العطارين
), or souk of spice traders, is the name by which most spice markets are referred to in Arab countries in the Middle East. Old cities (Jerusalem
, Damascus, Amman, Beirut, Tunis, Marrakach) were often divided into segments based on what was sold - meat, spices, fabrics and so on - and attarine, which means spice traders in Arabic, refers to the spice market.
Souk El Attarine sign
An old photo of the souk
In this souk, we find a good number of historical monuments such as :
Shops at the souk
Notes and references
- ^ a b "Souk el Attarine". culture.alecso.org (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2015.
- ^ a b c d "Souk Al Attarine". commune-tunis.gov.tn (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2015.
- ^ "Fondouk El Attarine". fondoukelattarine.com (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2015.
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