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Address: Tunis, Tunisia

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a short and busy walk that will lead you to the medina,no vehicles to bother you just sellers and bike pullers ,if you need to buy gifts from the souk ,the prices are cheaper than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Tunis, Qabis, Tunisia
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Tunis, Qabis, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

a short and busy walk that will lead you to the medina,no vehicles to bother you just sellers and bike pullers ,if you need to buy gifts from the souk ,the prices are cheaper than the hotel,

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The bustling modern Boulevard Habib Borguiba extends from the TGM train terminal west past the Africa, El Hana International and Carlton Hotels (among others) through acres of brightly-colored patio umbrellas shading small tables where locals chat as they sip coffee and tea. Chic modern shops and historic venues, such as the theater and the cathedral occupy places of prominence along... More 

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 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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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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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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Address: Tunis, Tunisia
Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis

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