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Taiwanese tradition preserves the easiest of historic traditions, whereas embracing the latest in high-tech modernity, and nowhere is that this larger exemplified than within the country's dynamic capital, Taipei. even if you need to recognize Taipei 101's structure, observe worthwhile chinese language artefacts on the nationwide Palace Museum or bask in dinner party of highway nutrients at Shilin Nightmarket, perception urban advisor Taipei will make sure that you will have the essential Taipei event. beneficial properties through neighborhood writers delve into issues together with the humanities scene, Taipei residents' love of activities and buying, and standard treatments, whereas evocative bills of the city's districts convey Taipei to lifestyles, from Ximending's adolescence tradition and Datong's chinese language history to the east's skyscrapers juxtaposed with hillside tea plantations. Full-colour images and maps assist you navigate conveniently and our specified trip assistance offer you all of the useful info you must plan your journey. become aware of this attention-grabbing urban with perception urban advisor Taipei.

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Henna – a dye obtained from ground privet leaves. The painted patterns are believed to protect and purify. Tunisian women are supposed to cover their heads. The traditional veil (hijab) is found in various forms all over the Muslim world. The sifsari (above) is mainly worn in Tunis. Wedding jewellery The souk or market has been the centre of town social life for hundreds of years. They are run according to strict principles, with every product having its own permanently allocated space according to how close it is to the mosque: religious items and books are top of the list while household goods have a low status.

Separated from the outside world by high walls, a mosque’s most distinctive feature is its minaret. The Kaaba in Mecca is the main destination of Muslim pilgrimages 30 I N T R O D U C I N G T U N I S I A Tunisian Traditions Tunisian society attaches great importance to its own traditions. These include religious festivals, rituals associated with religious practices and customs that predate Muslim times including the “night of henna”, which takes place before weddings. Circumcision for boys is a requirement.

Many of Roman excavations. the concerts and Plastic Arts Festival festivals are staged (22 Jul–6 Aug), throughout the Falcon Mahrès (Sfax). country at this from El-Haouaria Gallery exhibitime of year. tions of mainly JUNE young Tunisian artists. Mermaid Festival, Kerkennah Falconry Festival (2nd half of Islands. Lively concerts and Jun), El-Haouaria. Flying performances by traditional displays are accompanied Tunisian and Arab artists. by a traditional falcon hunt for partridges. Jazz Festival (late Jun), Tabarka.

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