Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

La Goulette Tunis, Tunisia

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La Goulette is the port of Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. The Kasbah fortress was built in 1535 by Charles V of Spain but was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1574. It is the main passenger and cargo port in Tunisia. La Goulette city extends along the coastal plain and the hills that surround it. La Goulette is an important part of the port system of Tunis, lying out on the coast. It is also a very vital fishing port, and the place has gotten a reputation of having some of the finest seafood restaurants in Tunisia. The city itself is no more than a pattern of streets with very normal houses.

Things to Do

If foreign cuisine is what you are looking for then La Goulette is your place. La Goulette has numerous restaurants, and is a very trendy place for tourists to come out and eat fish. Most restaurants are expensive, but overall the quality is excellent.

Or go site seeing and see the ancient Roman baths which are part of fabled history. The theater and amphitheater are fashionable sites in this gateway to the Roman and Punic ruins of Carthage.