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Address: Tunis, Tunisia

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Great place to sit and have a coffee or tea and just watch life walk by. Great central location at the entrance to the Medina. Large plaza with a number outdoor sitting... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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196 reviews 196 reviews
53 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is a lovely area. I was a little nervous about visiting it having since the Kasbah in Algiers but this place is extremely well kept, clean and lovely to visit (with plenty of security too!)

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San Diego
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great place to sit and have a coffee or tea and just watch life walk by. Great central location at the entrance to the Medina. Large plaza with a number outdoor sitting locations. Great place to catch your breath!

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Squamish, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The merchants insist you buy from them. They follow you with their wares especially jewelry of gold and silver.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Nothing to see, move along please....fairly nondescript although trying not to walk too close to the razor sharp barb wire next to the government buildings was interesting enough

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Cannes, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

YOu have to watch yourself walking around anywhere in Tunis but here especially Other than that it s a marvellous atmosphere

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Melbourne, Australia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
29 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

This is at one edge of the medina. It was filthy, as was most of Tunis. Litter everywhere. The whole area was surrounded by police and soldiers, which only added to a run down, bleak feel. Soak up the history of the recent demonstrations/ revolution but otherwise go back to the medina.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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146 reviews 146 reviews
53 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

A friend and I visited Kasbah square several times on our ways to other places. This area seems to be the hangout spot for many people. Definitely something to see if you are in the area and want to be around the locals -- but probably would not go out of my way to visit.

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Hong Kong, China
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

No wonder why the people chose this place for the sit-in during the social uprising in 2011. You can smell history in this place, and you still feel the vibes of what makes Tunisia and inspiring country.

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Toulouse, France
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215 reviews 215 reviews
69 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

This is a wide open public space, interesting but not worth more than a moment or two of your time. It is very close to the Medina entrance and offers a wide view of the public buildings. Could provide an easy to get to meeting point if you are waiting for friends.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

It is just a big square to wonder around, close to old medina, prime minister's office, Zitouna mosque, old souks...

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