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Friendly people.Sent on Monday, 19/2/2018

We went on the first trip since June 2015, and had an armed escort whilst walking around the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Babs1953_13
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
Lively and full of locals

Loved our visit of the Medina of Sousse. Unlike the Medina in Monastir, this one was packed with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
piggy_in_paris
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Paris, France
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This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“narrow streets” (32 reviews)
“be careful” (46 reviews)
“walk away” (45 reviews)
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Sousse, Tunisia
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"fish market"
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"spices"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on the first trip since June 2015, and had an armed escort whilst walking around the Medina. The locals were pleased to see the British again and there wasn't any hassle from any of the people there. They were friendly and would chat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our visit of the Medina of Sousse. Unlike the Medina in Monastir, this one was packed with locals (when we visited in February). Take the time to get out of the main touristic boulevard and check out the tiny back streets. Visit the fish...More

Thank piggy_in_paris
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pass by the aggressive seller army and try to disappear behind some corners and let yourself drift through the small alleys. You will find, yes also shops, but totally different level and more locals buying daily and deli things, you will smell when coming to...More

Thank comecomoloco
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely medina it’s nice and light and wide. Lots of entry and exits so you cannot really get lost. Plenty of nice places to eat and drink or simply shop until you drop. People do not hassle you but of course they might try to...More

Thank streakey
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A city with so much history. I spent hours walking around and visiting the museum. Really nice place with lots of things to do and see.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

When you see the colourful side of the medinas on the pages of National Geographic Magazine, it does not come with a great deal of harassment and inconveniences that one experiences in the alleys of Sousse. Tunisia is perhaps the worst destination that I have...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

If you like market's then this is out of your world my god all shops selling the same tack lots of LADIES OF THE NIGHT 💞 could not wait to get out

Thank gill c
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Walk about the medina here and you will find that you will be immersed in the local culture and life Sit and have a coffee at a local coffee bar - very different from Europe but very cheap for a black coffee The shops sell...More

Thank badmintontim
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The recent trouble in Tunisia has brought the whole country a stand still. The country in general is like a ghost town. The medina along with most other places to visit close very early on (5pm), it's nice walking with the locals and generally you...More

1  Thank Ibrahim A
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Sousse this October. Enjoyed the seaside and spa. At some point decided to see Medina. Even though it was dirty, it was still amazing to walk there! Especially I liked the doors...plenty of old wooden decorated doors. It seemed that there was a beauty...More

2  Thank oxana h
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Raseem A
15 August 2017|
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Response from streakey | Reviewed this property |
Its open most of the time seven days a week. Best to visit between 10am and 8pm to be sure as hours are very flexible. Fridays many shops are closed all day or from about 1,
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josette20
13 August 2017|
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Response from SE11458 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late reply. Sousse is very safe. One of the safer places you can go today. At worst you have som drunken local or drunken tourist annoying you. The people are genuinely nice and appreciate visitors. I have a... More
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The person that was asking about rugs the big con is you come out a taxi at the market the guys see your wrist band and know the hotel you are in . He then tells you he is the cook there and if you are looking for bargain he... More
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