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Very well preserved Castle

I advice everyone passing Sousse to visit this arab ancient castle (Rabat)...it gives a clear idea... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Walid E
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Not big but beautiful.

it is very well maintained, entrance fee is insignificant, the building is in very good shape and... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 November 2013

The Ribat, in Sousse, opposite the Main Mosque is right in the Centre of Sousse Town and close to the Medina, the main shopping areas, The Soula Centre and Coach and Louages Stations.. It is an exciting, old and beautiful fortress and Tower. The tower...More

5  Thank Anthony K
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Reviewed 18 September 2014

This fort is a well renovated example of a Ribat, it has three levels and a tower. The tower is the highlight of the place, but be aware that it is a steep winding staircase to get to the top. When you are at the...More

3  Thank Eddie M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sousse Ribat is situated near the Old city centre. We climbed at the from where the view is really wonderful.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is little to choose from the various Ribats we visited. There is a tower to climb which affords a good view of the town and harbour. There are toilets available but no sign of a cafe.

Thank jin6x
Reviewed 29 March 2018

A beautifully restored building, well worth the visit. Do go to the top of the tower for great views over the city. Excellent toilets, always a plus.

2  Thank ross39
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I advice everyone passing Sousse to visit this arab ancient castle (Rabat)...it gives a clear idea how was concurred and defended Hadramout (Sousse) by arabs..

Thank Walid E
Reviewed 4 March 2018

it is very well maintained, entrance fee is insignificant, the building is in very good shape and it offers a nice view from the tower to both the sea side and the town side with the Archaeological Museum on the top of the hill. I...More

Thank Aqua_Uomo
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Sousse Ribat, built at the end of the 8th century is a fortress in the Byzantine architectural style. It has tiny, cell-like rooms built into the walls for devout Islamic warriors who alternate between fighting and studying the Quran. The watch tower, added by the...More

2  Thank Kathleenlim
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Not expensive and on a good day it has great views of Sousse. Some information boards in English. Easy to locate. Basic but informative and worth a visit.

1  Thank streakey
Reviewed 14 January 2018

One of the several fortresses of this type built several centuries ago in the coastal towns of Tunisia, the ribat in Sousse is a recommended sight for people visiting Sousse, Smaller and less spectacular than the one in Monastir, is however very well preserved and...More

Thank lamusi
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Yes this is definitely worth a visit when in Sousse as it gives you a sense of the history of the city through the changes times of differing cultures It is inexpensive go in so give this a try

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is a touristic attraction for a walk around in it covered avenues and side walks. It offers a variety of souvenirs and various shops ,whike some quaters sectorsc are still as is ..for the locals. The shop keepers are welcoming and call out for...More

Thank emad s
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Tunisia and morocco are very similar in their peoples. personally I feel safe in both. it is a matter of being sensible, as undoubtedly you would when walking around a strange city in any country. if anything I felt safer in... More
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