Dar Caïd Nessim Samama

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Entrance of the palace

Dar Caïd Nessim Samama is one of the palaces of the medina of Tunis.

Localization[edit]

View of the El Mechnaka street with the palace on the right

It is located on the El Mechnaka Street near El Kallaline, Bab Cartagena and Hafsia.

History[edit]

The qaid of Jews and treasurer of the bey of Tunis, Nessim Samama, built this palace in 1860.[1]

In 1881, the Alliance Israélite Universelle transformed it into a school for girls.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jacques Revault (1971). Palais et demeures de Tunis (XVIIIe et XIXe siècles) (in French). II. Paris: Centre national de la recherche scientifique. pp. 393–395.
  2. ^ "Découvrir". leborgel.com (in French). Retrieved 29 May 2016.

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