Omnipresent on the streets of Sidi Bou Saïd, and frequent in the medina of Hammamet, studded wooden doors are traditionally blue in colour. However, you will come across white or yellow ones. Nails are assembled to form stylish geometrical or floral designs.
It isn't rare to see studded wooden doors in the streets of Sidi Bou Said or the medinas of Tunisian cities.© Aneta Skoczewska / 123RF
Although traditionally they are blue, studded wooden doors can also be white or yellow.© Philophotos / 123RF
The studded wooden doors bear testimony to Tunisian know-how in terms of craftsmanship.© satina
The doors are made of wood from olive or palm trees, depending on the financial means of the owner of the house.© Kazushige Takashimaa / age fotostock
The doors have three door knockers which, according to the sound they make, indicate if the visitor is a man, a woman or a child.© Nicolas Ravelli