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Address: | Médina de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia
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+216 98 401 502

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The Ribat of Sousse Ribat is a military building had its name from the Arab word of ribat which means those solders who are looking after the costs and the borders for protection... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Bashar K
Ramallah, null, Palestine
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125 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 visitors to step in to admire their products. It can be very busy at certain... More 

Thank emad s
Ramallah, null, Palestine
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Ribat of Sousse Ribat is a military building had its name from the Arab word of ribat which means those solders who are looking after the costs and the borders for protection from possible invasion by the enemy. Ribat of Sousse is a magnificent historical construction dating back to year 826. Still after so many years well preserved and... More 

1 Thank Bashar K
Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 702 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

As you can see from my reviews I have travelled to many countries and cities and after reading the reviews here I must totally disagree with them as the most recent reviews are all very negative and I can only (mostly) add positive comments to this attraction here in the City of Sousse. What one needs to think about is... More 

Thank badmintontim
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The town looks like in the time of communism ... When we entered the Medina fear was to go on, because we catch people there, they followed us, not to let peace. I was afraid of the very people! We wanted to be visited Tunisia, because we assume the state is interesting, but unfortunately we finished visiting Tunisia because afraid... More 

Thank Izis B
Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

You could get around on foot. Very big old city to see. The traditional life to Tunisians that you could look and enjoy. Fusion of Islamique and roman culture.

Thank Claire D
Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

The only good thing about the ribat is the view from the top of the tower. The ribat itself has nothing much to see. 7 dinar for the view? Meh.

2 Thank henryhsh
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

It was interesting and the view was great. You can see Sousse from up there. The medina is amazing, we walked a lot, we went to the weekly markat, that is a must see

Thank Eszter S
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Well worth a look. Great view from the tower. Well kept and interesting to see. Very cheap entry price. Took some great photos as visited during ramadan and were the only two people there. This was the same every tourist attraction we went to. Praise the boring tourists who roast like a chicken by the pool all day!

1 Thank HappyBunny2014
Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A very peaceful (when no tour groups about) place to visit with absolutely stunning views across the city and ocean. Difficult steps to climb, particularly in the tower but well worth it. A great place to chill out and take it all in.

Thank TripleAK
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6 reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I enjoyed the visit unfortunately it was closed off due to earthquake damage in March 2014. But it was still amazing to see especially if your a monty Python fan ( it's where some of the filming took place)

Thank gallport63

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