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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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A place for bargaining

I walked up and down the medina for hours, buying too much stuff I probably don`t need. Carpets, hats, all kind of clothes, food, antiques, jewlery and so on, you will find it all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 30, 2016
Eivind S
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Lebanon, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i can't get enough of it . it's a very close place to my heart. you can find food , clothes , accessories , monuments and it's a very good place for street photography . everytime i go there i discover something new . try to go before 8 am to enjoy it more else it will be soo crowded... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wondeful and authentic place. It vibes with positive energy, authenticity, culture, history... you name it. little old streets leading to little alleys with dozens of shops, cafes , handicraft sellers and much more. A must visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the top attraction, a Must see, the absolute heart of the city. We had a great time shopping for souvenirs, kilim carpets, essences, etc. The Bardo Museum is very near.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place visit and shop for bargains. Don't be afraid to haggle, that's the rule. When ever we visit the Medina, we have lunch at the famous restaurant located there. Great good, great prices & always filled to capacity.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best one is street of alhabeeb borkaiba..the other places were alittle bit dirty . I visited one of the relatives in hotel alkarmel , walked through streets to alhabeed borkaiba street which is so nice at night .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I loved going to this medina because it is not a tourist location, per se. It is a local market, frequented by those who live here but there is shop after shop of lovely Tunisian fabrics, pottery, jewelry, and artwork, all at reasonable prices and bargaining is expected!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

If you are in Tunis, you can't miss the Medina. It is impossible in a single post to talk about everything here. I would recommend you take the time to explore it and go off track (out of main streets) It is a safe place and the magic is everywhere. You can sit at a café, grab a bite to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I walked up and down the medina for hours, buying too much stuff I probably don`t need. Carpets, hats, all kind of clothes, food, antiques, jewlery and so on, you will find it all here. Try to bargain as much as you can. When you finally settled on a price, you could probably have gotten it 50 % cheaper, anyway,... More 

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