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Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina)

Tozeur, Tunisia
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Brilliant Tozeur

Tozeur intrigued me when I listened to the song of Franco Battiato - Train for Touzer ( Treno per... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Asiyah Noemi K
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Pula, Croatia
A highlight, but not a show-stopper

The medina of Tozeur is unique because of it's use of the white-brick construction original to... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Emily K
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
27 Apr 2017
“A highlight, but not a show-stopper”
17 Oct 2016
“brick art”
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Tozeur, Tunisia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tozeur intrigued me when I listened to the song of Franco Battiato - Train for Touzer ( Treno per Tozeur ).Tozeur was historically an important stop for caravans crossing the Sahara, a place to rest and refuel before heading deep into the dessert. This charming...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The medina of Tozeur is unique because of it's use of the white-brick construction original to Iraq. It's breathtakingly beautiful. If you haven't been around the Arab world much and medinas are new to you- this is a MUST see. If you have experienced a...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Interesting medina with old narrow streets and tunnels. It is special becouse of bricks they use for making houses. They make attractive decor on the wals, Nice to stop in a galery, shop or a tea house. Specialy in one with a view over rooftops.

1  Thank izi f
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Wander through the narrow alleyways and admire the old buildings with their distinctive brickwork. In an hour you can see it all, the area is really quite small.

Thank CHvoyageur
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

I just finished wandering around this area with my local Couch surfing host Marwan and he pointed out a lot of really awesome stuff. Little games kids play with stones or coins in holes of the brick work and how a lot of the brick...More

1  Thank BuckmeisterJ
Reviewed 3 May 2014

I think this is the best medina in Tunisia. There are many interesting buildings, beautiful doors and more to explore.

1  Thank traveller1926
Reviewed 19 February 2014

I can't really add much more about the beauty of this area than has already been written, but if you can do visit the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions which is in a small traditional house in the heart of the medina (I notice...More

Thank Criss G
Reviewed 11 January 2014

this little quarter is very charming, it has the advantage that once you get in you forget yourself, and for a passionate of photography like me you can spend there more that hours taking exceptionnal pictures. The sun makes the clay bricks very gorgeous, and...More

1  Thank Olivierfrompaname
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Tozeur has great charm... so while you are certain to see a typical Tunisian medina, you can experience much more by immersing yourself and using your imagination. Since it's significantly smaller than larger cities, this medina is friendlier and more comfortable when getting lost within...More

Thank moviegeekjn
Reviewed 21 February 2013

It was really pleasant to get lost in the Medina. Many cul de sac, and small streets with a lot of charming doors. It was relatively quiet (January in the afternoon) and safe to go around, we only saw a few kids around.

Thank Sébastien D
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