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Address: Tunis, Tunisia
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+216 70 698 120
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The city’s old quarter hearkens back to the opulence once prevalent from...

The city’s old quarter hearkens back to the opulence once prevalent from the 12th to the 16th century.

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Half-Day City Tour of Tunis
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Bardo Museum and Medina Guided Half-Day Tour in Tunis

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avoid the schlock and you'll find some treasure

there's a lot of schlock here and because of the dramatic drop in tourism over the past couple of years, shop owners and touts are pretty aggressive. if you go off the beaten... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was hoping to shop til I drop and am only in Tunis briefly. But sadly, the souk shops are closed on Sundays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A very lively place and market which comes with all the local attractions to acquire from this north African country. Special attraction is to look at the architecture of the buildings and colours. And yes dont forget to have the mint tea!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

there's a lot of schlock here and because of the dramatic drop in tourism over the past couple of years, shop owners and touts are pretty aggressive. if you go off the beaten track, you can find some wonderful treasures (particularly beautiful ceramics and rugs), but you have to bargain HARD. usually, the starting price mentioned is 10X or more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic place to just get lost and experience Tunisian life. I avoided the main streets as they were quite aggressive to tourists however off the beaten path there was a lot to see and appreciate. Do grab a coffee in the little cafes and get upstairs to see the rooftop views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a tour thru the Medina and had a wonderful morning walking and visiting shops with a guided tour guide! Enjoyed street food and haggling with vendors!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see the whole Tunis in one package here, Close on Sunday (kind a sad) and heavily crowded with people on other days. Good place to know the tunis culture besides a shopping spree arena. You will loose hours here!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classified on the World Heritage List of Humanity UNESCO, it is one of the largest and most beautiful old city in the Arab-Muslim world

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What's not to love about the Medina! :-) It's got a rich energy that suffuses everything around: from the eagle-eyed merchants on guard at the souqs, to the conservative culture and ambiance of the mosques; from the very local, and very loved diners in the narrow alleys, to the carpet and jasmine touts hunting tourists. Alley cats, friendly smiles, ancient... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The souks are fascinating maze of shops and shoppers. I cannot imagine how so many jewelry sellers can stay in business. You need to have your wits about you to wander here, or you may be wandering [lost] for longer than you wanted. And, you need to be comfortable with - store-front hawkers, though they are polite, and not pushy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Full of history and traditional souvenirs. A fun place to explore and appreciate Tunisian architecture and the traditional Arab old city with winding streets and beautiful buildings. Closes in the early evenings and not a safe place to walk at night.

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