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“Enjo but be careful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Medina of Sousse

Medina of Sousse
Sousse, Tunisia
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Ranked #9 of 13 Attractions in Sousse
Type: Historic Sites, Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
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Owner description: This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Enjo but be careful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I loved wadering around the nmedina but it is a little annoying as all the shop owners will try to make you go into their shop and even if they say you can just look they will expect you to buy. Having said that, enjoy haggling and most of the items I saw were of a reasonable quality and pretty cheap if you haggled. You will also be offered drinks whilst choosing what you want.

Visited December 2012
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“market shalls selling rubbish”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Tunisians tried to tell us they were our waiters from hotel and wanted to show us around. They were not! We felt hassled and harrest walking around. we walked around to say we gad been but would visit there again.

Visited December 2012
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“Lots of variety”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

I enjoyed walking around this medina. There are plenty of people who want to try to fleece you and will say just about anything to get you into their stores or tell you they know someone who can give you a good price, but if you keep your head, there were many interesting things to browse. Good leather, artifacts, souvenirs, and be ready to haggle. Prices here are much cheaper than the grand bazar in Istanbul. The street food was freshly cooked - the large donuts are just delicious - and a number if coffee shops, so an easy way to second an hour or two even for a non shopper like me.

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“To much hassel to buy!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

As soon as we got out of the taxi, we were approached by someone who seemed to know which hotel we had come from and offered to show us round Medina.We agreed but it was obvious that this was a pre-arranged thing with some of the sellers,as he seemed quite familiar with them.We managed to shake him off eventually.!

Visited November 2012
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“Fun haggling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

If you engage with good humour and research prices beforehand there are bargains to be won!

Avoid counterfeit cigarettes.

Visited November 2012
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