Avenue Mohammed V (Tunis)

The Avenue Mohammed V is one of the most important avenues of Tunis , capital of the Tunisia . Named Mohammed V, King of Morocco and measuring about 1.5 km.

Avenue Mohammed V
Avenue Mohammed V - Tunis 2
AreaGouvernorat de Tunis
Coordinates36°48′43″N 10°11′04″E / 36.812079°N 10.184429°ECoordinates: 36°48′43″N 10°11′04″E / 36.812079°N 10.184429°E


Before 1957, it was known under the name of Esplanade Gambetta in honor of Léon Gambetta, French lawyer became thereafter Chairman under the Third Republic.

Panoramique Avenue Mohamed V, centre de Tunis

Avenue Mohammed V hosts the headquarters of the major banks in Tunisia, such as Société Tunisienne de Banque, the Banque Nationale Agricole, the Amen Bank but also Banque de l'Habitat whose tower has sixteen floors, the siege of Department of Tourism, the second siege of the Ministry of higher Education and scientific Research also, the former ruling party, the Democratic Constitutional Rally (17 store tower), and hotels such as the Hotel Tunis Congress, the White House and the Novotel.

There is also the convention center, the largest conference center in the capital, and central bank. The City of Culture, the currency Museum, the Russian Orthodox Church, Tunis, the seat Embassy of Libya, the Foundation Bouebdelli owned by Mohamed Bouebdelli and his wife Madeleine, a garden (Place of human Rights) and parking are also installed on the prestigious Avenue.

Tunisie Banque Habitat

Siège de la Banque de l'Habitat

Place Droits Homme

Place des droits de l'homme

Tunisie Siège du RCD

Siège du Rassemblement constitutionnel démocratique

Tunisie Cité de culture

Cité de la culture dont les travaux sont en cours

Located close to neighborhoods like Mutuelleville, Lafayette, the city El Khadra and Montplaisir hosting the Bourse de Tunis, the African Development Bank or Belvedere park, Avenue Mohammed V is connected to the rest of the city thanks to the stations Metro Mohamed V and Palestine.[1]


  1. ^ (in French)« L'avenue Mohamed V : quand la place Gambetta devient le nerf des affaires de la capitale », Tunis Afrique Presse, 23 septembre 2009

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