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Lesser people, more fun

Spent an hour in the Medina of Mahdia. Actually there’s only 1 major lane for souvenirs and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jarvis_nowhereman
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Hong Kong, China
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Small but cool

Mahdia is a small town but worth a visit. Places to go are the market and Medina (old fortress... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
500Alex2012
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Dallas, Texas
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This beautiful and historic town on Tunisia’s east coast is well preserved in parts, carefully restored in others. The old quarter is dominated by the rebuilt Central Mosque.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent an hour in the Medina of Mahdia. Actually there’s only 1 major lane for souvenirs and the size of the Medina is really small. However it offers a more Mediterranean feeling given it is very close to the coast. Houses in white and blue...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jarvis_nowhereman
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Since life in the hotel became slightly monotonous, I visited the town once. It is good for a 2 hours walk. See the architectural style and dont miss the fish port. As usual, men dominate the public scene.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Arseniore
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The old town - medina is lovely with many tiny streets, shops and bars - well mostly shisha bars. very lovely and beautiful, exotic place :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gr8lucy
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Mahdia is a small town but worth a visit. Places to go are the market and Medina (old fortress) where you can have a good meal, tea or coffee in the restaurant by the water very cheap.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 500Alex2012
Reviewed September 27, 2018

The old own was a delight to visit, you are instantly taken back a 1000 years. Great architecture and remnants of the Roman history everywhere. Great places to watch the world go by but it can get hot so be prepared Great bargains to be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Very rare,for rest is good.A little pure,dirty country,but people are very instant.Flora,seaside very good Locals speak only arabuc and french,thatwfhy is hard to communicate.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Veronika A
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

For me Mahdia is the loveliest town in Tunisia! Quaint, wonderful Medina, Romano buildings! Nice promenade and one of the best markets I’ve ever seen! Fabulous love it❤️

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank spaceibiza85
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Small little town, not much in the town centre. An old cemetery, fortress, mosque, supermarket, bank and a few shops for the locals. It is safe to walk around. However tourists will stick out like a sore thumb as tourism has not quite reached this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank gelascotland
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The Old town with Mosque, narrow streets and huge amount of shops and loud sellers is charming, tipically arabic atmosphere. If you can not stand that chaos of people, cars and hot smoky air, do not go! Otherwise, you can enjoy real arabic life style.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PutujX
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We had a walk around the town, much the same as any other little towns. I found it quite intimidating,It was very quiet, not a lot of people around. Shop owners were fine but trying to sell you souvenirs. Very few British people here.Markets are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helen M
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