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Tunis is the capital and largest city in Tunisia. Tunis is located in the north-eastern part of Tunisia on the Lake Tunis, and is connected to the Mediterranean sea across the Gulf of Tunis, a channel that will shut down by the harbour La Goulette/Halq al Wadi. The old city of Carthage is located just north of Tunis on the coast. The suburbs of Tunis is Carthage, La Marsa, and Sidi Bou Said.

The Medina of Tunis has been on the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. The Medina contains over 700 monuments, including palaces, mosques, mausoleums, madrasas and fountains from the Almohad and the Hafsid periods. These ancient buildings include: The great mosque, which included Muslim University and library, the Aghlabid Ez-Palais mosque and the Dar-al-Bey or Bey's Palace. Other landmarks are the Bardo Museum, the ruins of Carthage, Dar Othman, the Dar Ben Abdallah and the palace Beys are is La Marsa.

Avenue Habib Bourguiba, the Tunisian alibi on the Champs-Elysées in Paris with cafes, major hotels, shops and cultural venues.

The souks are a network covering the streets with shops, merchants and craftsmen who each has its specialty in the field of clothing, perfumes, fruits, books, and wool. Fishmongers, blacksmiths and potters is relegated to the fringes of the markets.

Tunis has some large parks such as Gorjani Garden, Habib Thameur Garden and not least the Belvédère Park, where among other things, Tunis Zoo and the Museum of modern art is located.
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