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Address: Sousse, Tunisia
Description: This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.

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Haggling and bargains!

Lots of hassling from locals in medina, but lots of bargains to be had, whatever they say, go to half price or less! Counterfeit tops, plates, clothes etc. the grand mosque, Ribat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Lots of hassling from locals in medina, but lots of bargains to be had, whatever they say, go to half price or less! Counterfeit tops, plates, clothes etc. the grand mosque, Ribat and musee dar Essid well worth the visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the hotel down the beach so walked into Sousse. Really good walk and rewarded at the end by seeing the old town. Everyone was very friendly and not pushy at all. The old streets are very interesting and a good place to pull up for an iced coffee and watch the people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

an experience to sat the least .lots of bargains if you haggle watch the shoe sizing though as the next size up often is the same pair with the insoles removed the ideal place for all your looki likey all most nikey sports wear

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

its a game smile and get a bargain. go to the local inside area fascinating see the real Tunisia lovely sun relaxing holiday

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Had a great day here. There are things that night concern some but it's all a great experience. I went with my 9 year old daughter and she was a little scared but some of the stall holders were great at making her feel at ease. The constant pestering did upset a little though. Stay firm on what price you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I'd suggest (women only) that when you go, you cover up. The men are all over you, asking you to come into their shops, calling you names as you walk past like "sexy", etc. We wore maxi dresses and cardigans so were as covered up as you could get, considering the heat, and that still didn't work. The markets were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A touch disconcerting with the pushy sales persons, but if you are firm they leave you alone, do barter, it is expected and is amazing the way you feel when they reduce the prices considerably

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Visited the medina a few days back. Its a place full of hussle and people wanting to steal anything they can off you. I had one man who order food on my bill and then acted like a crazy waiter, claiming to be my hotel waiting and said he was taking care off me. It was a load of crap,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The medina is fascinating and once you get into the maze of tiny streets away from the initial tourist only tat of the front shops there are some great things to see. Yes people do try to persuade you to go into their shops but it is not pushy or aggresive. Dress appropriately and act respectfully and you should be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great for haggling! Go with a guide first or you could get very lost. The streets are narrow and like a maze. Tunisian goods for sale as well as trainers, watches and cigarettes. Fab atmosphere of the real Sousse.

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