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Fort Ghazi Mustapha

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Address: Fort, Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia

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Really enjoyed this. It is the old Fort overlooking the harbour. It is now ruins, but was very interesting to walk around and see the views.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
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Chingford London
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Chingford London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Really enjoyed this. It is the old Fort overlooking the harbour. It is now ruins, but was very interesting to walk around and see the views.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This looks like it could be a fantastic place to visit. The views from here are nice and we enjoyed it. We were a little disappointed that the signs are only in French and Arabic so we could not tell what we were looking at - this made it feel like a wasted trip as we could not appreciate the... More 

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Almada, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Close to Djerba Marina, you can get a wonderful sightseeing over Mediterranean Sea and a nice time by visiting one of the oldest monuments of Djerba. Since you well be close to the marina I also recommend that you take a trip on a pirate boat or that you visit Houmt Souk's market.

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Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Let's just say that if you skip this place on your trip is not at all a big loss.. We had some problems with a few locals, the area around Fort Ghazi not safe enough for tourists

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My boyfriend really enjoyed this and got some great photos of the views from the top of the fort. A lot of things to look at like the marble ruins statues when you walk through the door. Only problem is the writing on the pictures explaining what happened is not in english.

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bristol UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I went here at the hottest part of the day when the temperature was 40c and appreciated the coolness if the interior. Lots if step to climb but fairly well preserved.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Photogenic fort, nice views. Good if you have small boys with you as they love all the things to climb on.

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Albany, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We visited here mainly because the museum we wanted to see was closed on a Friday (beware, Friday not the usual Monday seems to be the day cultural institutions close on Djerba.) We very much enjoyed walking the walls, looking out to the water and exploring the fort. I think it's a place children can get into. My one suggestion... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I would read up on this place before going or have information to hand. Interesting history and great to be able to wander around the ruins freely.

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London
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72 reviews 72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We stopped off here for about 40 minutes as part of an organised excursion and thought it was quite nice. Our guide told us a little about it before we got there and just as well as I don't remember seeing that much by way of explanation when we were there. The ruins were interesting and it was nice to... More 

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