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We went here as often as we could while on holiday , and everytime there was either a different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael T
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

Medina was nice but if you can't blend in have your guard up. The site itself us beautiful but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jessica W
via mobile
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“narrow streets”(33 reviews)
“be careful”(46 reviews)
“fish market”(16 reviews)
This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
Sousse, Tunisia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This medina is part viewing experience and part shopping experience, depending on what you want to get out of it. It has the usual items on sale you'd expect at this sort of market. If you feel like you're being hassled, just assure the seller...More

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Returned to Sousse after three years, and missed the hustle and bustle of the Medina. All the locals were stunned to hear British people and couldn’t be more welcoming. I would definitely recommend anyone traveling to sousse to visit the Medina. The narrow streets small...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

When arrival of this town, people are just grabberlicious and just want your money, stayed in a shop for over an hour telling the people we do not want anything and they're trying to bargain so much from high prices to such low prices which...More

2  Thank javan r
Reviewed April 4, 2018 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

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Walid E
Reviewed March 10, 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

1  Thank LamaObeid
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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,
August 13, 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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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