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haggle

I enjoyed my visit there :) The shop assistants can be really irritating, but you will get used to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lucka M
Very cagey

Felt on edge here, be very careful where you choose to eat. Nice in day time edgy at night. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colin M
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This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Sousse, Tunisia
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed my visit there :) The shop assistants can be really irritating, but you will get used to it. You can buy really cheap things in here and it is interresting experience. But you have tu haggle over everything.

Thank Lucka M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Felt on edge here, be very careful where you choose to eat. Nice in day time edgy at night. We ordered or food at one place and it seemed they just waited for us to leave. After we kicked up a fuss they ran across...More

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I liked the medina a lot but its not Marakkesh of course. There are very few tourists and sellers are desperate to get you in their shop. If you dont want to spend whole day in fake shops you dont care about you have to...More

1  Thank Lucieobrtelova
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Cool structure. As for what's inside, it's a souk. Deals to be had, but you have to fight hard for them. Tunisians are skilled negotiators and will not give in easily. All part of the experience. Didn't feel that the salespeople were too pushy, although...More

Thank TheCann0n
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Medina of Sousse is still Authentic, it’s narrow streets, Shops, Restaurants and little Houses, The Ribat is Still Intact ...

Thank Nizar L
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place with many shopping spots and will have a good city walk but when you try to buy anything from local shops try to bargain the price many times to get a nice discounted price from sellers

Thank Bohdima
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had to visit the Medina of Sousse because my hotel was hidden somewhere inside it. Since it took me quite a while to find the hotel (LOL) I got to see quite a bit of the Medina. The surrounding old wall gives it extra...More

Thank None of Y
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Go to the cafe at the roof of Sola center to see nice panorama of Medina. Be careful inside of the Medina. Hide or turn your bracelet from hotel to not show name of your hotel before the visit. This place has a lot of...More

Thank mnckt
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Sousse medina was not the best nor was it the worst medina I have been through. No one harassed me. No one offered to guide me. No one tried to go through my pockets. I never carry a purse or camera case. My kindle...More

Thank rob2269
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is such an old and fascinating place that one can just wander about and Look at the small shops to buy goods and souvenirs with the stall holders being very friendly and don't hassle you to buy like people think they do - good...More

1  Thank badmintontim
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barbara845
1 March 2016|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know but unfortunately the way things are over there at the moment it's no wonder things are going wrong hope you resolve this problem soon
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rob M
31 May 2015|
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I never heard of one when i was there
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Jaybee785
23 March 2015|
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Response from TrishandChris21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are a few cats but its not over run with them and most of them are frightened of people and would not come up to you so don't worry u will be fine im sure .
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