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Address: Tunis, Tunisia
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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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This is a must do.

It gives an insight to the country history, the walk along the small streets of the medina is great fun, you get to speak to every shop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Mohamed B
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County Cork, Ireland
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent few hours in Medina since we planned to have our lunch here. We decided to eat in El Ali restaurant but sadly it was closed on Friday, so we discovered a traditinal place where we had our tasty lunch for 20 Dinars.

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It gives an insight to the country history, the walk along the small streets of the medina is great fun, you get to speak to every shop.

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Thank Mohamed B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A did a short but carscteristic visit from port du france to Medina....I had opportunity to discover color and parfum of a topical Tunisian old town with nice suk. Highly recommended

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Thank emanuele l
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do. While the tourist market is great and many of the crafts are authentic, the medina also gives you an insight to what the old town has looked like for hundreds of years. I have lived in the medina for two weeks and interacted with locals every day. Not to mention its centrally located and cheap!... More 

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Thank Charles D
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of the Tunis tour, one should not miss the old city or the Medina. Strolling through the souks, visiting the stores and buying some artifacts and dining in one of the popular restaurants with some local dishes is a great experience.

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Thank mahdint
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like any other Medina, it's big, wide, full of intricated and narrow streets with vendors of everything you can imagine. One can find from tipical souveniers (camels, houses, wall hanging golden plates), local sweets and pastries, coffee and tea houses, restaurants, you name it. Save at least two hours for the visit.

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Thank Miguel N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is old historic place full of shops which selling traditional tunisian clothes and shoes and other items. Many hotels and cafes are there.

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Thank Hisham A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can find everything, from carpets, spices, fruit, souvenirs,...Everything is negotiable so you can have amazing sales here.

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Thank Lee G
Bosham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very narrow cobbled area of Tunis. It's part of the Old City and has hundreds of shops and stalls selling everything and anything. The smells of spices are wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This part of North Africa is by nature a "Thousand and one night" experience. The Medina especially is a good place to visit and, if you have lots of time, dare to get "lost". One can find all kinds of hand-crafted items, from wood work made out of olive wood, to hand-woven Berber carpets. In order to get a beautiful... More 

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