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Souk El Trouk (Arabic: سوق الترك‎‎) is one of the souks of the medina of Tunis. It is specialized in clothing and embroidery trading.


Contents 1 History 2 Location 3 Notes and references 4 External links


History[]

Souk El Trouk was initiated in the early 17th century by Yusuf Dey to satisfy the Turkish community.[1] At the start, it was dedicated to tailors and embroiders of Turkish costumes such as the kaftan.[1] Its main clients were the Turkish militia in Tunis and the dignitaries of the beylical regime.

Location[]

The souk is located at the intersection of the Sidi Ben Arous and Tourbet El Bey streets, next to the Youssef Dey Mosque.[1]

Notes and references[]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia. 1.^ Jump up to: a b c "Souk el Trouk". culture.alecso.org (in French). Retrieved 17 November 2015.

External links[]

"Souk At-Trouk". commune-tunis.gov.tn (in French). Retrieved 27 January 2016. Virtual visit of Souk El Trouk

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