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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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Confusing, but beautiful

The medina was great, but the way to get there... ohh my God, what a confusion, we passed through the souk and its a confusion!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Braga, Portugal
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Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Doors of the city. You will see blue door, white door, brown door, yellow door and black door behind of medina. There are a big brown beautiful door at madrasa where is located inside the media as well. You will get such a beautiful hand made cotton scarfs with different design in many shops in medina. That was one of... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We visited the Medina two days after the attacks in Sousse and there were no tourists. In combination with it being ramadan, the place felt eerie and slightly on edge. If you want to buy then be prepared to bargain and try not to get ripped off! I think the most interesting aspect of the medina is the architecture and... More 

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Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Don't fall for the bull talk, I work at your hotel its a con to take you to a friends shop to over charge you for fake crap products

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Braga, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The medina was great, but the way to get there... ohh my God, what a confusion, we passed through the souk and its a confusion!

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

we hoteled in sousse, nice hotel loverly staff, but the we went out side the complex!!!!! never ever ever to be repeated. we took a bus to tunis city, we were mugged by school children, then took a tour into the medina, can not belive how people can live there.and then got mugged again, at the airport!!! no not for... More 

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had a day trip to Tunis which we enjoyed which we booked through the hotel which is recommended as we had a private guide who advised us where to buy, not to buy, and staying safe while wondering around the market at the poorer part. You don't take water or goods from someone, they will demand lots of dinars,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I enjoyed the shopping lanes, the eateries and some good restaurants. Do bargain as that is part of the trade.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

So glad we went here. It's a bit scary and the vendors are hardcore. Be aware of your own security, be sensible, stay with your group and you'll be fine. This was my third Medina so I felt quite confident being there. I loved it.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you like to shop, and can deflect all the sheisters, this place is for you. I tired quickly of the "hey lady, my 'uncle' has a good shop..." routine. The souks that we happened upon at the top of the hill where all the locals shop for food was an unexpected treat! The junky souks where all the tourists... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Winding alleys house shop offering everything from the cheesiest souvenirs imaginable to classic useful items (how about those olive-wood cutting boards?) to the clothing and sundries locals go there shopping for. Haggling is the name of the game, and it is not inappropriate to start your bids at 1/10 the offered price.

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Address: Tunis, Tunisia
Phone Number: 70 69 81 20
Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis

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