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Medina of Tunis: Tours & Tickets

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The city’s old quarter hearkens back to the opulence once prevalent from the 12th to the 16th century.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for spending a day, take a taxi both way it’s about 5-15$ depends on your location Skip annoying locals who will offer you tours or photos with animal’s

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank baliuk_o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad we hired a guide to take us through the Medina. We stayed at a boutique hotel located in the Medina and were not going to do anything formal but I felt this just can’t be all there is to it. I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not my sort of thing, there are lots of shops but you are basically hounded from the minute you step in until the minute you leave, I did not enjoy the experience at all

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tunisia is a place where east and west meet. On the one hand, you will see people dressed in old Tunisian style, on the other hand, you will see people dressed in business suits and girls in mini skirts (Western). This is where two worlds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kizo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is probably one of the 3-4 place that are actually worth to visit in Tunis. You can feel the long history of the city but at the same time, it is too crowded the alleys are too narrow and compared to other traditional markets...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the perfect place to have a nice walk and do some shopping of the typical gifts such as shishas, tea equipment, shirts, bags... Unique ambience worth a walk

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank shadylau
Reviewed 9 September 2019

It was great discover the Tunis MEDINA ith my tunisian friend. Many differents interesting things for sell. Better go there with guide or Tunisian frend if you don;'t want be importuned so much.

Date of experience: July 2019
Reviewed 21 August 2019

So much to see there! I love the local and colorful stuff they sell there! There is a buzz about in the streets which creates a great atmosphere. Even if you don't want to buy anything, it's still fun to look around!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SorayaReny
Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

Vibrant but crowded. You have to bargain for everything. Some interesting architecture and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 477hallym
Reviewed 7 August 2019

A lovely place to go and see how they operate on a daily basis. Good place to buy trinkets and gifts but if your clever you can find some really good (Camel) leather goods, most of which are made to a good standard. If your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amitav R
27 April 2018|
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Response from NabilBKK | Reviewed this property |
Medina in Arabic means city. In the modern life, Medina is used for the old city or downtown. The typical Medina has the old house and narrow streets with shops and that constitute the market. Usually shops are grouped by... More
29 September 2016|
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Response from Judy I | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice the shops being closed. I was there on weekends though. It is definitely a wonderful place to visit in Tunis!
27 July 2016|
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Response from NadhirMindfreak | Reviewed this property |
It's just called "al medina" pick up any taxi, or ask anyone and he'll show you the way.