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Address: Mahdia, Tunisia
Phone Number: 58873814
Description: This beautiful and historic town on Tunisia’s east coast is well preserved...
This beautiful and historic town on Tunisia’s east coast is well preserved in parts, carefully restored in others. The old quarter is dominated by the rebuilt Central Mosque.
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The market

A trip to the market is definitely worth a visit. They weren't too pushy either or have I just got better of saying "No". Such a variety of things to buy, I can't think of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Very interesting road train around the area, our guide was very helpful and the knowledge he share was very interesting, well worth a visit.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A trip to the market is definitely worth a visit. They weren't too pushy either or have I just got better of saying "No". Such a variety of things to buy, I can't think of anything you couldn't buy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Taxi from the Royal Mansour Hotel was 5 dinars about a 2km ride. Friday was market day. A great place if you like shoes and handbags. I did ask a seller the price of one bag but his mobile went off and he totally ignored me. So I walked off. We had an excellent fish lunch in a local restaurant... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very nice old town!nice walk along the beach!There is plenty to see it.but if the weather is beautiful, everything is wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The seafront is great to chill, there's a diving centre just off the coast with friendly staff. The town is full with bazaars - you can get a personal tour guide who get you around the shops - our one was a nice funny guy spoke english well. They offer you tea / water for free but that's a catch... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Take an evening walk and wind through the streets, checking out all the shops, bars and street sellers selling nuts, salted popcorn etc. A proper look at Mahdia. We also took in a walking tour of the town with our Rep who pointed out all the historical stuff, bakeries, houses, bars and shops.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

full of traditional shops and cafes and you really felt like you were in the real Tunisia the only problem is that there are no proper bars to get a drink

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visited for the day from El Kantaoui, this place is located on a peninsular with beautiful views over the sea. The medina has some lovely little streets and squares and is much nicer than Monastir and Sousse although much smaller. This also means that you will get hassled a little less too which is a bonus!

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Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Liked Mahdia in general Not as large as some of the more popular tourist areas, but more authentic and quieter

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

dirty place which is full of rubbish. The vendors watched me take money out of the ATM then they harass you. Watch out !!!

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Address: Mahdia, Tunisia
Phone Number: 58873814
Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Mahdia Governorate  >  Mahdia

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