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Address: Tunis, Tunisia
Phone Number: +216 70 698 120
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The city’s old quarter hearkens back to the opulence once prevalent from...

The city’s old quarter hearkens back to the opulence once prevalent from the 12th to the 16th century.

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Bardo Museum and Medina Guided Half-Day Tour in Tunis

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A place for bargaining

I walked up and down the medina for hours, buying too much stuff I probably don`t need. Carpets, hats, all kind of clothes, food, antiques, jewlery and so on, you will find it all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Eivind S
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I walked up and down the medina for hours, buying too much stuff I probably don`t need. Carpets, hats, all kind of clothes, food, antiques, jewlery and so on, you will find it all here. Try to bargain as much as you can. When you finally settled on a price, you could probably have gotten it 50 % cheaper, anyway,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The medina in Tunis may provide unpredictable nice and even wonderful places to visit and enjoy a tea, smoking, and relaxing. Like most medinas, there are also individuals trying to cheat on tourists... but it is pretty enough to take care of yourself. Discover the medina (mostly the eastern less-touristic part) and enjoy!

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Piacenza, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you consider yourself an explorer you are gonna love this place! The streets are tiny and covered but offer a great variety of shops, cafes and cultural buildings. Look carefully for stairs and accessible 1st floors all around (from shops, cafes) from which you can see a panoramic view of the city. You definitely need at least one day... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great and lively medina is a must visit in town. Interesting for sightseing, photographing, shoping, eating.... Try some of Tunisian fast food and sweets! And take your time for bargaining!

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Been to the Medinas of Tunis, Sousse, Mahdia and Nabuel. Unless you're determined to try one I'd say you're not missing out. If you can cope with being shoved around (the concept of personal space is alien to most Tunisians!) the awful smells, the hassle (especially if you're a woman) just to end up with a poor quality item that... More 

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Tunis, Tunisia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Many romantic places to enjoy during ramadhan nights! Simplicity, music, natural & traditional life style and wonderful view

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Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This place shows you the real Tunis. I only had two hours to visit the old town because of my tight schedule. I wish I had more time to spend there. I loved the traditional market, you can find everything; clothing, shoes, pottery, souvenirs, hand made crafts etc.. You can always find something from beautiful Tunis to take with you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

On my first ever trip to Tunisia I visited 3 medinas (Monastir, Sous and Tunis) and this one differs a lot from the rest. This is a historical place, very old and magnetic. Turned out there is even a brothel on its territory (to the right from the main entrance) controlled by the state. The shops have much wider variety... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wanting the feeling of an old Arab city? Go for a walk in the Medina of old Tunis.. Tens of alleys, hundreds of shops stuffed with handicrafts, friendly salesmen, and thousands of shoppers, it all makes for an agreeable sightseeing and (window)shopping experiences. You can even visit one of the houses of the Bey. Safe? yes it is.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

If possible go into the souq and ask for the fakes, they will show you lots of them, ask what you want. The city ceter is nearby, you can have dinner but be careful with the food you choose, preferencial food who goes into the oven, to eliminate bacterias. enjoy!!

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