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Beautiful old town, but don't stay past dark!

Unlike the polished medinas of other MENA cities which have become oriented to tourists, the... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Surly_Architect
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Benghazi, Libya
A must

The medina (Locally called Swiqa) is the heart of the old Constantine, it's a place full of life... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
mohamed z
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Constantine, Algeria
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Apr 29, 2018
“Beautiful old town, but don't stay past dark!”
Feb 17, 2017
“A must”
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Unlike the polished medinas of other MENA cities which have become oriented to tourists, the Constantine medina is still used in the intended way; as a place to conduct your shopping at reasonable prices. There are all types of stores, from cloth to pastries, we...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2017

The medina (Locally called Swiqa) is the heart of the old Constantine, it's a place full of life and marchants of traditional food and sweets. Better you visit it with a guide, because you can easily get lost there.

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

I have been to many medinas, but each one is unique. The Constantine medina is no exception to unique. I was the only westerner, so many people stared. The medina starts in the central plaza, Square Hadj Ali, and ends at the Palace of Ahmed...More

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