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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lot of goods there, everything you can imagine. You have to buy a lot of leather with negotiations of coerce.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nouvey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An unusual floor based water feature/fountain is here beside the old gate to the city that seems to be unchanged for many many years and has a great feeling and beauty to it as well Great photo opportunities here against this lovely backdrop

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best place to purchased traditional gifts are very cheap price and you can enjoy the walk, the place is clean and well secured

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mohannad F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great gate to enter The Medina and Souk. Not to be missed. Lots and lots of shopping opportunities. Try to find a guide to escort you around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank weekinhaiti
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Great lively place with lots of friendly atmosphere, bargains to be found with shopping & also Tunisian food/snacks freshly prepared should you get peckish, overall a nice outing, must go if in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosii75
Reviewed September 28, 2018

tunusuain people also call it porte du france, since this street looks like the popular french street "champs elysee"

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Interesting are to discover the local culture, in the market you should check the prices of several shops because you can overpay several times the actual price

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rodrigod434
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

It’s the entrance for the old market where you can see thousands of shops and restaurants there Recommended to rest and drink a tea in the place

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Azizalkhoori
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the doors that has a big history and allow you to enter the old souq. Behind it there is a water fountain.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nouhad1324
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I spent three days in Tunis at Hotel Royal Victoria (former Brit embassy) right on the square at Bab El Bhar gate (sea door). What a riot! Place was teaming with locals and tourists taking selfies and hanging out at base of the medina (city)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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