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 Menzel Feres (formerly Sidi Nuaija). Its name was associated with the good saint who has existed since the beginning of the 16th century. In the beginning, the city of Menzel Feres is located in a strategic area, as it is a transit center since ancient times linking two cities with an important historical civilization, which is the city of Mahdia, the capital of the Fatimids, and the city of Kairouan, the first Islamic capital in North Africa, and on the other hand, it is a transit point between the city of El-Jem, one of the most important strongholds of Roman civilization and The city of Monastir

It is natural for this point to be a hot passage throughout history and a populated area due to the importance of its location and the fertility of its lands, as some Roman ruins were found in it. The presence of the shrine of al-Wali al-Salih as the oldest building in Medina that Menzel Fersi tomb of Abu al-Qasim al-Isfahani represented the true beginning of the city's history. Abu al-Qasim al-Isfahani, a Persian, was born in the fifteenth century in Kuwait, and he is of feresi origin. He joined the Ottoman army, where he participated in the campaign launched by the Ottoman Empire against the Spanish invasion of the Tunisian coasts at the beginning of the sixteenth century. And the Spanish evacuated from Mahdia Then Abu al-Qasim al-Farsi settled in this quarter, protecting them and a teacher of the residents of this village, the origins of religion, and was known for generosity, generosity and hospitality, and it narrates the myth circulated by the townspeople (that he was extremely poor and in need happened to have gone with him by wayfarers who hosted them and slaughtered his only sheep for them since That date was called Sidi Al-Nuaija.)

Due to his distinguished position in the history of the Ottoman Empire in Tunisia, Sidi Al-Nuaija enjoyed special care by the Ottoman rulers, as there are documents issued by the Beys who succeeded in ruling, recommending their residents well, exempting them from taxes and exempting their sons from military service, as a number of their sons held high positions. In the Ottoman Royal Army, in addition to the Burj Al-Bey, which represents the security care that the town of Sidi Al-Nuaija enjoyed during the Ottoman era. Then came the French colonialism, so it extended its way, established a telephone, and built an elementary school in 1938, and used it as a control point for the rest of the areas adjacent to Sidi Al-Nuaija. And the nature of the salt water in this region was a hindrance to the development of the town, which many of its people abandoned throughout history and settled in the various cities of the Republic.



makam weli salah sidi Naijah



An archaeological space that some visitors from inside and outside the municipal area flock to, and local and regional organizations exploit it in cultural activities and holding public and private parties


inside the makam weli salah


outside the makam salah



bey's tower



It represents the security care provided to the town of Manzel Farsi during the Ottoman era.


 Archaeological Manuscripts




Inside bey's tower








Traditional clothing









Traditional industries





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Environnment Street, Menzel Fersi 5024
Phone Number
(+216) 73400087