Gabes: Attractions and more...
The main attractions in Gabes are the Mosque and tomb of Sidi Boulbaba, the Prophet Mohammed’s barber. It has a beautiful courtyard that’s decorated with lovely tiles and intricate patterns and inscriptions.
The Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions is next to the Sidi Boulbaba Mosque. It displays artefacts that highlight the history of Gabes.
Gabes has some beautiful sandy beaches where you can relax and unwind. The most popular of these is the Lemawa or Lemaya beach.
Also available here is a unique horse-drawn carriage tour of the oasis.
The perfect souvenir can be found in the fascinating Market of Baskets. With hundreds of baskets in a variety of shapes and sizes, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Every year in July-August, the town hosts musical and folk festivals that celebrate the local culture and life.
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