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

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lots of pestering but be firm with NO THANK OU

Our 2nd time there so knew what to expect. Beware of males that read your wrist bands or know what hotel you're in. They pretend to work at the hotel and say they will show you... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Our 2nd time there so knew what to expect. Beware of males that read your wrist bands or know what hotel you're in. They pretend to work at the hotel and say they will show you the government shops. When you get there they shut u in until u agree to buy something

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The Medina in Sousse comprises an old walled town of narrow streets and alleyways, the central mosque and castle (Ribat). It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as it is relatively undeveloped in terms of its architecture. I visited it several times. Don't expect much by way of historic atmosphere, however. Sousse is a major tourist resort and the medina is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

men tried to buy me off my husband and drag me in their shops and try to harass you and one man told us he'd help us even though we didn't want it and then tried to charge us lots of money and was very rude

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

After Thomson had to cancel all day trips whilst we were staying in Port El Kantaoui we decided to get a taxi to the Medina of Sousse. It only cost us 10 Dinar and was well worth every penny. The tiny alleys filled with the most amazing sights and smells. Do haggle as some of the sellers really do try... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I used to love medinas / markets but the Tunisians are getting so more irritating , more persuasive and starting to get angry , hassling has got so bad , there even following you across the road , yes I understand there trying to make a living but it's got so bad , one of the market holders frightened my... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

i went here one time. from the moment i got out taxi i was stared at, touched and followed. very pushy salepeople and felt very uncomfortable!! nice to see market but putting down to experienced woukd not go again! most..all of market products including bags, jewerly, and shoes are fake. men r a bit on the sleezyside here also. i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I loved wandering around the labyrinth of the Medina dodginmg the attentions of the shop owners all so passionate and eager to relieve me of my dinar, a great experience and learning curve with so many bargains and imitation luxury goods to haggle over and for, can be very draining however, my advice go in with an amount to spend... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

An interesting place with masses of small alleys and shops. It is however very tourist orientated. For the true Medina experience take a Louage to Sfax, about 1 1/2 hours, 100 % Tunisian and hardly a tourist in sight. Amazing !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Beautiful, interesting place. Great experience, worth visiting, talking to the locals and getting some great deals to be found.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

It is actually the old city where the city Sousse is founded. It is surrounded by high wals. Small and narrow streets with old shops. You can find anything you find in Medina. There are also a few very good traditional restaurants with unique view over the city Sousse. Don't go with your own vehicle. Take a taksi. It is... More 

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