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The market

A trip to the market is definitely worth a visit. They weren't too pushy either or have I just got... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2015
JJ_Dragon
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Bazaar

The seafront is great to chill, there's a diving centre just off the coast with friendly staff. The... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2015
WasaStar
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London, United Kingdom
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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 July 26, 2015

A trip to the market is definitely worth a visit. They weren't too pushy either or have I just got better of saying "No". Such a variety of things to buy, I can't think of anything you couldn't buy.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 14, 2015

Taxi from the Royal Mansour Hotel was 5 dinars about a 2km ride. Friday was market day. A great place if you like shoes and handbags. I did ask a seller the price of one bag but his mobile went off and he totally ignored...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very nice old town!nice walk along the beach!There is plenty to see it.but if the weather is beautiful, everything is wonderful.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Denisa G
Reviewed July 3, 2015

The seafront is great to chill, there's a diving centre just off the coast with friendly staff. The town is full with bazaars - you can get a personal tour guide who get you around the shops - our one was a nice funny guy...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed June 19, 2015

Take an evening walk and wind through the streets, checking out all the shops, bars and street sellers selling nuts, salted popcorn etc. A proper look at Mahdia. We also took in a walking tour of the town with our Rep who pointed out all...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Jason B
Reviewed June 19, 2015

full of traditional shops and cafes and you really felt like you were in the real Tunisia the only problem is that there are no proper bars to get a drink

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Visited for the day from El Kantaoui, this place is located on a peninsular with beautiful views over the sea. The medina has some lovely little streets and squares and is much nicer than Monastir and Sousse although much smaller. This also means that you...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

Liked Mahdia in general Not as large as some of the more popular tourist areas, but more authentic and quieter

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank SLFriend
Reviewed May 31, 2015

dirty place which is full of rubbish. The vendors watched me take money out of the ATM then they harass you. Watch out !!!

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Dean P
Reviewed May 18, 2015

Mix of old and new, interesting history covering generation. No one pestered. good general market on a friday

Date of experience: May 2015
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