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The place is gorgeous. Beautiful, renovated alleys, houses, doors...
Yes, the shop owners are desperate for tourist money, so they will bug you. But just nicely say "no thank you" and walk away. Going early in the morning is way better.
Nice character - again small narrow places. Did get pulled into a shop and ended up buy things. I had to half the original price quoted. Bought some plates and stuff they are usually 3 dirham each got sold for a bit higher. But I...More
I guess I am used to the larger Medina’s in other cities in the Arab world. Walkable in about 1 hour. Shopkeepers are a bit pushy-just say no nicely and keep walking.
Found a lovely artist that I chatted with for about an hour and...More
What a nightmare of a place to visit. If the shop keepers would leave you alone it would be a wonderful experience. However we went in December and there were not many tourists about so the shop keepers were desperate to get you in their...More
Go for a walk around but be careful. They approach you and harass you to go to their establishment. The prices are very high inside. You can get better deals elsewhere. Good for taking photos due to the historic background.
There are several entrances or Bab's into the old Medina in Hammamet . Once inside the walls you will be asked to enter the shops " to bring luck as you are the first visitor of the day". If you are interested in the leather...More
The Medina is a warren of labyrinth streets, a lot of white walls and mosaic tiles. There are many shops catering to tourists and the shopkeepers advertizing their goods, trying to get you into their shops, We visited the old town first. I would of...More
This whole visit lasted all of 10 minutes if that - we were penned in and surrounded by three or four shop owners within seconds of setting foot into the Medina.
It got very annoying and overwhelming very quickly - almost to the point of...More
Response from happybunny84 | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t stayed in that hotel , there are small busses on the road , it accommodates like 15 people max and they are cheap .but it was 4 of us ant taxis were more convenient for us rather than public transport