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Address: Tunis, Tunisia

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Not sure if this qualifies as a standalone tourist site. However, you should spend half a day at least by starting at the bottom of Avenue Bourquiba and walk up it which will take... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Not sure if this qualifies as a standalone tourist site. However, you should spend half a day at least by starting at the bottom of Avenue Bourquiba and walk up it which will take you past all the shops and cafes and the theatre as well as the church. You will then find Bab El Bhar which only needs a... More 

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gabes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

coming to tunis without going to bab el bhar is like going to paris without visiting the eiffel tower

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Egypt
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

At the end of mail street, Just old arc building in the entrance of the old souq. No need to go there.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Visited the Medina just through the Arch. It has an authentic feel and is a working area. However, tourism seems to have collapsed and although it is January, we seemed to be the only westerners in the Medina, which made us a bit uncomfortable at first. However, as we walked around and spoke to stall holders we felt more comfortable.... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The little plaza and the gate are really a beautiful place to visit and worthy place to start your discoveru of the medina. The jet fountain is also a nice addition to the ensemble.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Nice to have the one authentic remain of Tunis's medieval city wall just here where the main axis of modern downtown meets the entrance alley to the old city or Medina. Architecturally, the gate is nothing special, but to sit in one of these undescript coffeshops facing it and just watching people walking by is wonderful.

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New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is the perfect place to sit and people watch everyone coming in to and leaving the Medina. Beautiful also in the early morning watching people walk to the mosque. People feeding pigeons. Very exotic. I shot "a million" photos from here.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Amazing sea food meals Service is good Place and location is great I think , I rnjoy the food and the place

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Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It was beautiful but with no many attractions around , you can just pass by it and have a look , it was not very bad

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San Francisco, California
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It's really just a small arc in a square. The surrounding area was dirty and the water coming out of the fountain was brown. In comparison to other places nothing special. In terms of things to see in Tunis probably stands out. Worth a picture for its historical value and just different background.

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