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“Simply put, don't go, especially if you're coming from Spain.”
Review of Medina of Tangier

Medina of Tangier
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$70.77*
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4 Hour Tangier Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #8 of 67 things to do in Tangier
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Having come to Tangiers with my girlfriend on a whim I was hoping for an exotic, interesting and vibrant city, instead we found a filthy, tat filled town full of touts and "guides" who simply would not leave us alone.

Having the majority of male locals at best staring and at worst, hissing and cat calling at my girlfriend while I'm with her took all of my self control not to punch them in head. The Medina itself is full of shops selling the same identical tat, the touts will not leave you alone and god forbid you make the mistake of talking to one of them as they will take that as a sign of encouragement and follow you for the remainder of your time in the Medina.

Considering I was planning on staying here for three days, I am now planning on getting back on the ferry and heading back to Spain. Simply put, Tangiers is a filthy, third world, backward city that should be avoided if at all possible.

11  Thank Daniel_Hodgson1984
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"narrow streets"
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Lots to see ... take it all in, but give off the impression you know what you're doing. Much less stressful way of enjoying everything :)

Medina = City
Kasbah = "Fortress"

2  Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Ancient old city that is never boring, with the ancient shops, narrow alleys, windows,balconies and Morocco crafts sold there, ( be sure to bargain if u plan to buy).

2  Thank Abaham
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Exciting and interesting. You really need to be able to enjoy bartering however if you're going to enjooy it to the full.

1  Thank PnlpKln
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were only in Tangier for a brief period but would like to visit again for a longer stay. Very cosmopolitan, comfortable and interesting.

Thank Franklin T H
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