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Medina of Sousse

Sousse, Tunisia
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Ranked #9 of 14 attractions in Sousse
Type: Historic Sites, Flea/ Street Markets
Description: This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
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Suffolk
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

If you don't mind being pestered by just about anyone you walk past this is for you, otherwise just smile sweetly and say no thank you but it's not easy.

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

you can buy and barter for anything here , i got some lovely spices and bartered for them it was fun there was not stress, all a bit of fun so enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

If you go to Tunisia and don't go for at least one visit to the Medina then you are missing out on an experience of a lifetime, yes there is hustle n bustle fake not real !! But the whole experience is crazy silly load and a giggle, making it a fantastic day out, see the traditional old Tunisian sat... More

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Denmark
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It's a place you don't want to spend your Holidays. Too much of a hassle just walking through the Medina. Shopkeepers become rude if you don't want to enter their shops, and even more rude if enter their shop and don't buy anything.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Local shopping area in a walled city. You will find all you want here along with the local food market with animal heads on display. Worth going to see local daily life. Keep valuables where you can see them/ in a bag you can hold the zip to ensure no pick pockets can get in. Ignore locals saying they work... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Bit crazy...lots of hassle. Be firm...tell them NO. Go with the flow and just look around. Loved the feel of the place..visited before. The side streets with different silks..materials..then tourist tat for sale. Plenty of fake stuff from shoes to bags to football strips galore if this is what you like then this is the place to be. Avoid the... More

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is the market to go to for authentic Tunisian shopping (look out for the second hand underwere stall!) its busy and noisy but well worth a visit and the traffic outside is worthe just watching from a vantage point.

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Portsmouth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Mostly very friendly. Good fun if you like to haggle. Narrow streets of sellers of gifts, clothes, spices, fruit and meat.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

As soon as we arrived, someone wanted to "guide" us. We told him we didn't want him to, but he insisted. He took us into a seemingly local entrance to the market, and then tried to get us to visit his "uncles gold shop". I showed him my jewellery-less self, and told him we weren't carrying cash. He seemed perplexed,... More

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Torpoint, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

To crowded and was hassledall the time, we could not browse as things were pushed at you all the time

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