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Medina of Hammamet

Hammamet, Tunisia
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Tourist trap

This has been newly built on the site of the ancient Medina. Unfortunately it it full of the same... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tillac, France
Haggle hassle haggle

This is a old town medina and are used the whole barter thing going on as frequent trips to turkey... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dartford, Kent
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Hammamet, Tunisia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This has been newly built on the site of the ancient Medina. Unfortunately it it full of the same tourist souvenirs in almost every boutique. There are one or two places selling hand knotted rugs, which are really lovely, but you do have to be...More

Thank maryd442016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a old town medina and are used the whole barter thing going on as frequent trips to turkey over the years but this takes it to another level Really in your face style which frankly put us off lots of bargains and trinkets...More

Thank Geeza1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place with nice view where you can have the choice to choose where to stay with various hotels and a nice beach with many nice restaurants, bars and malls ...

1  Thank Nadra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tourist market in Hammamet. It is possible to buy Souvenirs. The fare in the taxi to his district 5 Tunisian Dinar

1  Thank Игорь Б
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a tranquil place to have a cool time. Not sure whether it will be same during peak summer. My sense is that it may be overly packed because of the wonderful holiday atmosphere. 5/5

Thank abkarolia
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lots to do and see with markets , shops , street food and cafés. The place is like a maze and was fun to walk around and haggling trying to get a bargain. It also reminded me of old medinas in Marrakech and Malta. A...More

Thank ish986
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Great for a good stroll and for staying in (it has a hotel) Great conference center that can hold 1200+ people (been there for international conferences) Very good architecture and setup - friendly staff and shops - excellent security

Thank mahdint
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip here and the local stalls set up are impressive. You have I barter but I left that to my boyfriend. The surrounding area is a bit run down but it was nice to see the culture.

Thank seddon333
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It shows you what the country you are visiting is all about. It's a place full of smells, sounds, food and gifts. The best part was haggling with locals to get things for the price you want. A must go for all.

Thank Holidaybabes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

So different than anything we know in North America, I love getting lost in the maze of tini streets and beautiful doors of the Medina (Old City). You can only imagine what is behind those beautiful doors. I do not care much for the shops...More

Thank Johanne C
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how much are cigarettes & where is the cheapest place?
13 April 2015|
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Response from Rodrigo C | Reviewed this property |
Just buy at the airport, on your flight or at your hotel. The usual price is 4 dinars (2€) a pack mainly at the hotel or 40 dinars a volume (20€). There are many cigarette sellers at the beach but I woudn´t trust most of... More
Catherine G
what are the best buys in Tunisia please and what is the duty free alowance please
12 April 2015|
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Response from feefee77 | Reviewed this property |
its 200 each...i had a few in main luggage coming back and bought 200 in airport on return in hand laggage..x
Catherine G
hi Iam disabled is it easy to get about in a wheelchair no steep kirbs or large banks to get up and down any tips on where to avoid if not wheelchair friendley please
12 April 2015|
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Response from BristolAngelaangel | Reviewed this property |
There is only 2 lifts at one end of the hotel... We used the stairs as it was quicker even though we were on the third floor. There were people there in wheel chairs....the outside around the stage area is an uneven patio... More