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Love the hustle and bustle

Returned to Sousse after three years, and missed the hustle and bustle of the Medina. All the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CJTebbs94
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Cawthorne, United Kingdom
via mobile
No good at all

When arrival of this town, people are just grabberlicious and just want your money, stayed in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
javan r
via mobile
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This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“narrow streets” (32 reviews)
“be careful” (46 reviews)
“fish market” (16 reviews)
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Sousse, Tunisia
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"tunisia"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returned to Sousse after three years, and missed the hustle and bustle of the Medina. All the locals were stunned to hear British people and couldn’t be more welcoming. I would definitely recommend anyone traveling to sousse to visit the Medina. The narrow streets small...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When arrival of this town, people are just grabberlicious and just want your money, stayed in a shop for over an hour telling the people we do not want anything and they're trying to bargain so much from high prices to such low prices which...More

2  Thank javan r
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are prepared to wander, compare and barter then this is definitely the place for you This historic market place is a mixture of alleyways and passageways that leads from one area to another including clothes, fashion goods, leather, fish and fresh vegetables, gold...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

It is a very nice medina to visit..it contains many ancient buildings and archeological sites from Arab ancient area...

Thank Walid E
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I visited the market with a local who was teaching me how to cook Tunisian dishes so she said that the best time to go to the market is on Tuesday because everything is fresh, and truly everything there was fresh from fish to the...More

1  Thank LamaObeid
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

This is so big all selling lots of things animals I. Small cages birds as well I don’t like it so busy

Thank gill c
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The dry goods market was typical of a tourist destination, but the meat fish and produce are where the locals come to shop. The food is extremely fresh and beautifully displayed. It’s very photogenic with great local flavor.

Thank Ken H
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I already said it, I like Sousse more than Tunis. Medina too. Much smaller but much nicer, cleaner and better maintained. Signs everywhere, maps and routes posted at all corners through Medina, it is a better place than many other is the entire Tunisia in...More

Thank Aqua_Uomo
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my mum and sister on a trip arranged by Thomas Cook. We were the first tourists with Thomas Cook back in Sousse we had a police escort there a camera crew there all the sellers in the Medina were happy to...More

Thank millysocks
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Medina is well organised for tourists. Relitivly hastle free but be carefull of men saying they can take you to their family shop. always remember to haggle

Thank Carol K
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Raseem A
August 15, 2017|
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Response from streakey | Reviewed this property |
Its open most of the time seven days a week. Best to visit between 10am and 8pm to be sure as hours are very flexible. Fridays many shops are closed all day or from about 1,
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josette20
August 13, 2017|
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Response from SE11458 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late reply. Sousse is very safe. One of the safer places you can go today. At worst you have som drunken local or drunken tourist annoying you. The people are genuinely nice and appreciate visitors. I have a... More
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March 1, 2016|
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Response from william b | Reviewed this property |
The person that was asking about rugs the big con is you come out a taxi at the market the guys see your wrist band and know the hotel you are in . He then tells you he is the cook there and if you are looking for bargain he... More
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