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“Impressive but...”
Review of Medina of Sousse

Ranked #2 of 26 things to do in Sousse
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Owner description: This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
Warsaw, Poland
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Impressive but...”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Well worth seeing but be prepared for big crowds and not a while for yourself - tunisian salesmen are everywhere :)

Visited February 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“over rated and full of con men”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Rather shabby and uninteresting. If on an all inclusive holiday make sure you keep your wrist band well covered up, if you don't you will have men coming up to you and pretending they work in the hotel you are staying at (they seem to recognise which wrist bands come from which hotel) and try to entice you into carpet shops where hard sell techniques are used to try to make you buy carpets and leather wear at inflated prices.

Visited March 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“RAT PIT”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Just a big rat pit with locals selling fake goods & trying to rip you off. Be careful of pick pockets etc

Visited September 2012
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Must see”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Be prepared to haggle ... start at 25% of the asking price & be preapred to walk away ... if they want the sale, they will follow you with their best offer!

Visited March 2013
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Torpoint, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wow”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Quiet streets within the old walls turn and twist downhill through old houses with picturesque dorways. Cats occupy sunny ledges and the silence is complete until you reach the market. Here sensory overload kicks in, the colours and smells of heaped spices and fish, the constant patter of the leather salesmen, the horns of motorbikes and scooters weaving through the crowds. Fabulous.

Visited February 2013
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