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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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a great stroll through the Medina

Wanting the feeling of an old Arab city? Go for a walk in the Medina of old Tunis.. Tens of alleys, hundreds of shops stuffed with handicrafts, friendly salesmen, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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managua
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanting the feeling of an old Arab city? Go for a walk in the Medina of old Tunis.. Tens of alleys, hundreds of shops stuffed with handicrafts, friendly salesmen, and thousands of shoppers, it all makes for an agreeable sightseeing and (window)shopping experiences. You can even visit one of the houses of the Bey. Safe? yes it is.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If possible go into the souq and ask for the fakes, they will show you lots of them, ask what you want. The city ceter is nearby, you can have dinner but be careful with the food you choose, preferencial food who goes into the oven, to eliminate bacterias. enjoy!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visit the medina and the Bardo in the one trip. Enjoy the history, the people of the medina, the smells and the activity. There is a little bakery, its well knows and I'm sorry but I cannot recall the name or the street, within the media that it is located on, however just ask, the locals will know... the bakery... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Well to me no visit to tunis is complete without a jump to the old city... A lot to see.. from mosques to shops, coffeeshops and tight streets that deserves a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 3 nights in El Mouradi Hotel Africa in Tunis. The hotel is just 10 minutes walk to the old Medina where you can see Azzaytoona Mosque and other Islamic heritage, as well as the old buildings, the crowded cafés, the tunisian restaurants, the traditional products and accessories.

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Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The Medina of Tunis is an interesting tourist site, indeed it worth a visit, its narrow passages with lots of products are realy atractive, the usual bargain tradition of almost all the arab countries medinas is also there, so nenver accept the the initial price. When you ask for the price of anything, after you are informed of the value,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 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 July 25, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 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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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 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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