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Address: Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
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houmt souk was a vibrant and coulorfull town,the djerba explorer with a musium,a djerba village and a crocodile farm.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This was a fantastic Souk with as many locals as tourists. Narrow paths between the "stalls" and a real mix of produce / products. Shoes , Spices, you name it. Just be strong, as with most countries in the Middle East / Egypt, when they try to hawk you into their shop .... a fir, No with a smile usually... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

houmt souk was a vibrant and coulorfull town,the djerba explorer with a musium,a djerba village and a crocodile farm.

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Thank birthdayboy66
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I'd read about this market being the most pretty and traditional in Tunisia so I guess I was expecting something a bit twee. But it was neither pretty nor traditional - but it was real and authentic (with a few tourist shops) so can't complain about that. My best advice is to not make eye contact with anyone for the... More 

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Thank DaveSwin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We wanted to go and check out the market, but about 15 minutes later we left because of all the scams and annoying locals who wouldn't leave you alone.

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Saint John
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67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Houmt Souk-and Djerba Island -would be nice if not for amounts of garbage everywhere. Nice town and pleasant market area but the Island and town HAVE to clean up all the piles of garbage-trash -its everywhere and attracts thousands of stray cats-if they want tourism to improve they must keep up appearances!!!!!

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Thank heydd55
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is a place of old and new (to them). It's a enjoyable day to visit here on market days if you like to haggle for things they have some very good fake items. I like to just walk around looking and listening taking it all in their ways their style listening to them speaking a number of languages having... More 

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Thank bubbauno
Bury, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Bizarre as it may seem this was the parting memory on a Thursday afternoon visit to the flea market at Houmt Souk. Arrived via a very cheap cab journey from hotel zone. Two parts to the market. A flea market that sold piles of used clothes as well as everything else you could think of and an established bazaar. Pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

What a great secondhand clothing market In houmt souk Only on monday and thursday From 6 in the morning untill 12 midday It was a good experience in the mist off all the commercial voilence To find a secondhand market. I found great 50's vintage clothing.

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Paris, France
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214 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Beyond the few seconds of picturesque cute, a huge market like one finds the world over, and not only in developing countries, lots of junk, cheap clothes and other equally dispirinting wares, and endless solicitations from the vendors. Was happy to see it, and even happier to leave.

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Thank Lisa B
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Good market. Look for the Fondouk of Pottery for good deals. Prices are far better than the souk in Tunis. Fixed price stores generally offer good and similar process, but shop around before buying.

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