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    Souq el Burke

    • Kasbah, Tunisia
    • Souq el Burke$$
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      Souk El Berka - jewelry market, designed by Jozef acts in 1612. But the jewelry he was only in 1846, when Ahmed Bay I banned the slave trade. The same market served as a place for trade by black slaves.

      Past postponed to the current gold market architectural imprint of slavery. Bazaar has an unusual square shape, symbolizing the enclosed space. Once there was a wooden platform on which actually exhibited live goods. By The Way, the most expensive goods are considered white slaves. In fact, for this reason they are not sold. In general, around this platform were going wishing to purchase goods and conducted the auction.

      Now on the market if there are slaves, only gold, silver and other nice shiny trinkets.

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