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Kasbah of Hammamet

Address: Hammamet, Tunisia
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Ranked #5 of 11 Attractions in Hammamet
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Begelly, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We like to visit historical places and sight see.We were unable to stop and look around without being given the hard sell.The traders would do better to stand back and let people just brows

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Porto, Portugal
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Imagine tasting a delicious green tea seated on a souk - castle - large staircase, decorated from one end to another by comfy pillows of every colors, listening to a deliciously smooth r´n´b kinda sound and smoking apple tunisian chicha at the end of another warm afternoon, relaxing for the evening slowly arriving and spreading a gentle jasmine odor all... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Wanted to look amongst the stalls but shop owners too aggressive one grabbed my sisters arm and tried to pull her into his shop. This happened twice, decided to leave the area. very unpleasant experience.

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Kyiv, Ukraine
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Not much to see there but the panorama from the Fort (museum) is definitely worth seeing. This is the place from which all the most famous photos of Hammamet are done. Also, down from the Fort (the so-called Medina) there is a walking lane, right by the sea. Worth walking there too. Also, some shopping around. But nothing really special... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
53 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We visited in September 20114, entrance was 7 Dinars each plus 1 Dinar to use our camera inside the Fort. There is information displayed in the inside areas but unfortunately this is not in English. Climb the stairs for some great views of Hammamet and the beach. It was definitely worth paying to use our camera. It was very peaceful... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

You need to be careful you don't get enticed into buying things you don't want, especially at prices that are way above, even after haggling, prices at shops elsewhere.

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Alexandroupoli, Greece
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391 reviews 391 reviews
136 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great place in historic style opposite to the modern part with the hotels. Take a walk in this historic part and you will see traditional architecture and way of life.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The information is all in French and Arabic but I could understand the pictures. There's not that much to see but the view from the top is worth the entrance fee. Across the town and the beach - it's beautiful!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Very good but only because there is nothing else to see around. And give you opportunity to burn some calories walking up and down the stairs.

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Donegal Town, Ireland
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

If you want to shop, this is the place to do it, but hope you don't mind being bothered by the shop owners as if you stop to look, they try and get you in, but you can always barter with them, as you will virtually always get it for 1/2 the price or less than what they initially asked... More 

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