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Very frightening !! Beware pickpockers

Was so looking forward to going here. I love a good market and are well travelled so it’s usually a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KERRYBRIDGE
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ROWLEY
via mobile
Authentic

It was the best Medina that we visited in Tunisia. Especially the back parts of the city. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
globalcitizen27
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Gaziantep, Turkey
via mobile
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This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“narrow streets” (35 reviews)
“be careful” (46 reviews)
“fish market” (17 reviews)
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Sousse, Tunisia
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"narrow streets"
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"thomas cook"
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"leather goods"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was so looking forward to going here. I love a good market and are well travelled so it’s usually a nice part of my holiday. We caught a taxi from our hotel and the minute we arrived we were constantly hassled. I said a firm...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the best Medina that we visited in Tunisia. Especially the back parts of the city. It was full of blue and white houses. A gem.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's like taking a step back in time. Make sure that you have a good sense of direction if you go by yourself!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited sousse with 3 children aged 11, 9 and 2 years. We mostly went to visit the 3d magic eye museum but also walked around the Medina and shops etc. Was a busy day. Lots of different shops/markets selling a variety of things. Different...More

Thank Kellyny2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visite to sousse and medina ,we liked it is not far a way from the centre ,there is a lot of shops and restaurant .nice city

Thank ilhem83
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old city market, narrow streets, merchandize from around the world and some quick food too. Expect everything in Medina of Sousse. You will get pestered a lot - especially God forbid if you ask the price of something just for the heck of it but...More

Thank Husain A
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We went here as often as we could while on holiday , and everytime there was either a different experience or something new to see. There is a fish market , a meat market , fresh fruit and veg, fresh bread stalls, as well as...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

If you wanna go back in time and feel the old time life style you gotta visit the old town Medina You can find all what you need as a beautiful hand made souvenirs,see the essouk where you'll find fresh vegetables,fish from the sea and...More

Thank hichembouajila
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Between the high pressure sales people and the crowded street I could have gone without the Medina. The mosque was nice to see, there were a few nice people but it would’ve been nicer to spend the day at the beach.

Thank jenifermkelly
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Medina was nice but if you can't blend in have your guard up. The site itself us beautiful but it's difficult to enjoy if you can't walk without someone trying to force feed you a candied nut or get you to browse their shops. I...More

Thank Jessica W
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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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barbara845
1 March 2016|
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Response from william b | Reviewed this property |
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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