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Address: , Djerba Island, Tunisia
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Not too exciting... But if u r already here...

Not too spectaular, but as u r already in Houmt Souk and have half an hour to spare, a quick visit us worth while and 7TND entry doesn't cost an arm and a leg, so y not!

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Ebermannstadt, Germany
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Haan, Germany
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144 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

I visited the Borj El Kebir fortress in combination with a visit to the city of Houmt Souk, as :it is is just a ten minute foot walk from the central market. It is a nice historical site, I am not a history fanatic, but the tables gave me a good and interesting overview over the local history (bring some... More 

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Ebermannstadt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Not too spectaular, but as u r already in Houmt Souk and have half an hour to spare, a quick visit us worth while and 7TND entry doesn't cost an arm and a leg, so y not!

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you have been elsewhere in Tunisia, you have probably seen better attractions. But anyway the view to the sea is nice so if you have nothing else to do, it's not too bad a place for a short visit. At least they have some boards telling about the history downstairs, which is often lacking in Tunisia.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We visited Borj El Kebir last July (2012) as we just fancied a few hours out of the hotel. We went by taxi from the hotel and he dropped us just outside the fort. He mentioned that if we walked down the road opposite the Fort we would see the market and then reach the main town with shops etc.... More 

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