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Address: Sousse, Tunisia

This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.

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Sousse, The pearl of the Sahel

Sousse is considered a typical example of the cities of the early centuries of Islam in North Africa. Written since 1988 to UNESCO World Heritage , its historic site "La Médina... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 15, 2016
Annaba, Algeria
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its not dangerous at all but you need to be prepared for people to try to get you in their shops. If you are friendly but firm and just keep walking you will be fine. Try not to make eye contact with shop kerpets or point as they see that as you like to buy. There are some fixed priced... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The town looks like in the time of communism ... When we entered the Medina fear was to go on, because we catch people there, they followed us, not to let peace. I was very afraid of the people! We wanted to be visited Tunisia, because we assume the state is interesting, but unfortunately we finished visiting Tunisia because afraid... More 

Thank Izis B
Annaba, Algeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Sousse is considered a typical example of the cities of the early centuries of Islam in North Africa. Written since 1988 to UNESCO World Heritage , its historic site "La Médina" is an awesome place to visit. The kasbah and its walls but also the Grand Mosque , the Ribat and Mosque "Bu Ftata" , military and religious building will... More 

Thank malik0770
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

La Medina of sousse is always a great place to take a walk by if you love history and old architecture! You will meet locals and visit Artisans boutiques and vintage style coffee shops along side with mosques and old houses..Awesome place for photographers too!

Thank Firass H
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is very interesting. Full of local people, there is less tourist. It's easy to walk and find your own way. You don't need a guide. Only check the map on your cellphone (off line).

Thank Marcos R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The narrow streets, the shops, the places to eat, the buzz, the smells, the atmosphere... all incredible. One of those places that makes you stop and think... wow what was it like here 50 years ago or more. We travelled here from Sousse and spent time at the medina and other local areas of interest. Wonderful day out. Highly recommended.

Thank Tartan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Well it was so so amazing ✌🏼️😍Men you know when you visit most of those eroupen countries you will know that nothing is different with medina of sousse cause I have learn much from here💯💯💯💯👍🏿👍🏿

Thank ug0chukwu
Algiers, Algeria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

It is a beautiful city, full of hotels, attraction parks, aqua parks, clubs and magnificent beaches. It's streets are clean, the people of Sousse are so nice, helpful & welcoming. You can come to this city either with friends or with the family, or alone, you will have fun any way!

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County Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The history behind the place require more time and peace in mind. There is a lot to see and to discover, I liked the visit to the museums. However you have to keep away from the people who works on the shops.

Thank Mohamed B
Riga, Latvia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

O love Medina in Sousse. Many museums, old walls and suk is very colourfool, colorit. Need wear cloused clothes, because Tunisian man put many attention to you.

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