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Address: Sousse, Tunisia
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This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.

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What can you say ,it is just a big market.I enjoyed walking around and seeing all kinds of trinkets and nik naks for sale.I must say it does get very busy with people walking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can you say ,it is just a big market.I enjoyed walking around and seeing all kinds of trinkets and nik naks for sale.I must say it does get very busy with people walking through .There was the also the chance to get some local food with the numerous vendors set up through out the medina.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited A few Times on my holidays to grab some fake glasses as mine had snapped, you can buy all types of trinkets and stuff here, including fake watches and glasses cheap. You will get asked to come into every shop ,just to look, as they say.. ha ha

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Thank Clint123321
Strasbourg, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has nice restaurants right on the water front and a few shops all around the médina where souvenirs could be bought. It is a nice walk but very "touristic".

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Thank Nanooooo
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absoultey awful a nightmare we went to the Medina with my family brother and sister to be hounded and harassed into buying things we didn't want or need. They won't take no for a answer I found the Tunisians rude and arggesvive type of people. We ended up paying for a local guide as it was our first time in... More 

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Thank purplessss
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Absolute must see. Best place to buy cheap cigarettes (1-3 dinars per packet), perfumes and souvenirs. Just don't forget to bargain in the shops ;)

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Thank Moniczka P
Tripoli, Libya
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Medina of Sousse is located not far way from the sea , I have been there many times , I like being there , because i can smell a history of this beautiful city Sousse . there are many restaurants where they offer nice food , I like eating sea food with koskus , and drink fresh juice

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Thank Saad T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A must see! Walk around and see historic buildings and market. But...people there can be pushy selling all the stuff...

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Thank Matej D
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The medina of Sousse is quite large and always full of people. Here you can try your barter skills and be sure, you will loose against the locals, but it is fun. Go early in the morning to avoid the big queues.

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Ede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Nice to go there, great to see all the local products and have a nice chat with the locals. Been there with my twins of 6 months old then, had a lot of attention from all the locals.

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Thank DennisKaren2015
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Make sure you visit the medina. Eye opening. Prepare to barter hard to get a good deal. Don't be afraid to walk away.

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