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Great for Shopping & finding Gifts

If you are prepared to wander, compare and barter then this is definitely the place for you This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
badmintontim
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Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very nice Medina

It is a very nice medina to visit..it contains many ancient buildings and archeological sites from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Walid E
via mobile
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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)
“fish market” (16 reviews)
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Sousse, Tunisia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are prepared to wander, compare and barter then this is definitely the place for you This historic market place is a mixture of alleyways and passageways that leads from one area to another including clothes, fashion goods, leather, fish and fresh vegetables, gold...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice medina to visit..it contains many ancient buildings and archeological sites from Arab ancient area...

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I visited the market with a local who was teaching me how to cook Tunisian dishes so she said that the best time to go to the market is on Tuesday because everything is fresh, and truly everything there was fresh from fish to the...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This is so big all selling lots of things animals I. Small cages birds as well I don’t like it so busy

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The dry goods market was typical of a tourist destination, but the meat fish and produce are where the locals come to shop. The food is extremely fresh and beautifully displayed. It’s very photogenic with great local flavor.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I already said it, I like Sousse more than Tunis. Medina too. Much smaller but much nicer, cleaner and better maintained. Signs everywhere, maps and routes posted at all corners through Medina, it is a better place than many other is the entire Tunisia in...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my mum and sister on a trip arranged by Thomas Cook. We were the first tourists with Thomas Cook back in Sousse we had a police escort there a camera crew there all the sellers in the Medina were happy to...More

Thank millysocks
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Medina is well organised for tourists. Relitivly hastle free but be carefull of men saying they can take you to their family shop. always remember to haggle

Thank Carol K
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

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 6 February 2018

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

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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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