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AKA Porte du France

The historic arch and fountain are a meeting place and serve as the entryway between the Medina... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
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Coral Gables, Florida
Entrance to Medina

This arch and the fountain in the square are very popular spaces for locals to hang out. There are... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018
EWPD
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic arch and fountain are a meeting place and serve as the entryway between the Medina and the historc French part of Tunis.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank David B
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Learn as much as you can about the history and culture before you go. Tunis is so very different but you almost be in Paris. Take a nosey around the outskirts of the Medina. Bab el Khadra, Bab Souika. Have a lamb michwi, try Lablabi,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

The gate has history and entry gate to enter the Medina and other side is modern city centre. We took a lot of photos at this gate and there is a hotel nearby

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

This arch and the fountain in the square are very popular spaces for locals to hang out. There are several streets and alleys leading into the medina from here. Routes on the right are more for clothes/shoes, those on the left are more household items...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank EWPD
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Just a gate and a fountain, and tons of cars parked around it. The square is nice but there are no benches to sit on to enjoy it and the atmosphere is lacking.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

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
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 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
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

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 November 11, 2018

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
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