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Museum Dar Essid

65 Rue Du Remparts Nord Medina, Sousse 4000, Tunisia
+216 73 220 529
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lovely inside and history breathe taken.. weather grwat frendily people..well place out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alanna D
A real Tunisian house

A traditional house where some people still live. 4 Dinars, plus 1 Dinar for taking photos. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
globalcitizen27
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“fact sheet” (2 reviews)
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65 Rue Du Remparts Nord Medina, Sousse 4000, Tunisia
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+216 73 220 529
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Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely inside and history breathe taken.. weather grwat frendily people..well place out spaceyis.. took by jeap. very dusty place

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A traditional house where some people still live. 4 Dinars, plus 1 Dinar for taking photos. I definitely recommend this place. There is a great terrace at the top with a wonderful view of Sousse.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Wanted to go up the tower as we had been told the views were wonderful - my other half doesn't like heights so I did the climb alone ; Not for the faint hearted - very claustrophobic, dark and in the heat quite a daunting...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Visited this extraordinary town house on a former trip to Tunisia in 2008 and I do hope it has survived - didn't have time to find out this time. It is an absolute extravaganza, a totally over-the-top showplace for a 19th century grandee family. Not...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

We nearly passed right in front of this museum without seeing it! A view into the daily life of a Tunisian bourgeois family, with a helpful explicative printed fact sheet which is given when you buy your tickets. The interiors are well preserved and we...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Dar al saied which means in Arabic the Masters House The place original said to be an old palace expected that parts of it been built 3000 years ago. it is fabulous for the interior designs that reflects the Tunisian decoration art of whats called...More

1  Thank BasharAyyash
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

This is a museum where you get a glimpse of how traditional Tunisian live many years ago with bedrooms,bathroom,living room, kitchen, the star of the attraction is the tower where you walked all the way up to see the magnificent view below you which was...More

1  Thank kenkeh
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

very interesting musieum , for traditional and tunisian old live, very cute coffee in the upstore , interested old clothes and other things

1  Thank bechir m
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

A visit to this lovingly preserved museum / family home was recommended on a recent visit to Sousse. A complete delight. The family / owners gave a warm welcome and encouraged us to explore every nook and cranny of this beautifully preserved Arabic home. Don't...More

2  Thank Nicola B
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

I have been three times in Sousse. Before and after the revolution. I have visited Museum Der Essid every time!

1  Thank ZimiRock
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