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Address: , Tunis, Tunisia
Phone Number: 70 69 81 20
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Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Description: The city’s old quarter hearkens back to the opulence once prevalent from...
The city’s old quarter hearkens back to the opulence once prevalent from the 12th to the 16th century.
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Fascinating places and colours

You cannot leave Tunisia before visiting the Medina. Shops, houses and palaces are charming visitors with narrow streets; great history of Tunisian people. You can find fine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

You cannot leave Tunisia before visiting the Medina. Shops, houses and palaces are charming visitors with narrow streets; great history of Tunisian people. You can find fine handicrafts, good restaurants and very beautiful doors

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A traditional market place in Tunisa, miles and miles of small streets packed with shops and stalls. If you dare to stop to look at anything you will be tortured to buy which is a pity, as I would most likely buy more if they left me alone. Local traders are very disrespectful of women and westerners which put me... More 

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Tehran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It is very relaxing walking at this nice place. do not miss to enjoy some tea at a place with good Arabic music.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Medina is fascinating with its tiny aisles and winding and crisis crossing paths. Centuries old structures and great history and architecture, along with great buys and an opportunity to bargain. Sadly the number of tourists is way down so the vendors are hurting but you also get more breathing space.

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you're looking for a bargain or gifts for home then this is the place to go. Be prepared to haggle and you'll grab yourself a bargain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Visitors of Tunis should definitely spend some time in the medina's narrow streets and discover the typical historic architectures of Tunisia, enjoy handicrafts and taste traditional meals in the restates of medina. Welcome to Tunisia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It has a lot of stores selling everything, from traditional food to touristic souvenirs. The stores are connected with narrow alleys that are crowded with people, so be sure to arm yourself with patience and walking shoes. Throughout one store you can get on the second floor and have a great view of the city of Tunis.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stayed in the heart of the medina and it was just a joy to walk through, so much colour, wonderful people and some hilarious characters. Just wish we could have explored even more... kind of got the hang of the labyrinth in the end (a bit of it anyway!) :D

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

An interesting place. Be very careful not to get sucked in to purchases. Tunisians will literally beg you to purchase items. Will end up paying about a tenth for something if you walk away.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Well, if you are a fan of local merchandising, price negotiations, differentiating fakes from non-fakes and generally such a climate you will definitely feel at home at Medina. We just embraced the climate wandering around and discovering new places around (a huuuuge mix). Despite military there and there, felt safe. Much cleaner than expected.

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