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Medina of Tunis is big, probably not possible to walk it all in a day. There are parts full of tourists but most of it is very local. Plenty of small curvy streets with amazing doors of different shapes, arches, small shops and cafes. It...More
This is a great Medina in Tunis and wider than some in other cities as well - some can be quite narrow and closed in where this is not
A great variety of places to buy things here and the sellers were all friendly when...More
it's big and rich ,in each corner there is something interresting to see ,you should not follow the Tourist if you want to discover it ,just follow your hart or find some friends who live there .
There is a lot of beautiful houses ,roofs...More
The only way to appreciate the Medina is to get lost in it. The 'tourist route' through the Medina has lots of shops selling tatty souvenirs. However, if you get lost and simply wander then you will find the true gems of the Medina. These...More
The usual tourist tat coupled with the pleading traders is replicated in many parts of the world and this one is no different. They usually target women in their bid to sell their products, not giving them eye contact is one sure way of avoiding...More
The Medina is a real gem of an outing with alley after alley in the soul chuck full of shops offering everything and everything imaginable from dishwater to spice and everything Tunisian in between. Well worth the trip and good luck shopping and bargaining or...More
My wife and I have been to the Medinas in Egypt and Morocco, but the Tunis Medina is our favorite. It is hard to put into words, but it is visually quite stunning. Lots of shopping, eating, and hooka smoking, etc. It is a very...More
Medina in Arabic means city. In the modern life, Medina is used for the old city or downtown. The typical Medina has the old house and narrow streets with shops and that constitute the market. Usually shops are grouped by... More
Medina in Arabic means city. In the modern life, Medina is used for the old city or downtown. The typical Medina has the old house and narrow streets with shops and that constitute the market. Usually shops are grouped by type into what is called souk, souk in Arabic translates to market. In Tunisia, Tunis has the biggest Medina, and you also have Medina in the other major cities like Sousse, Hamamet, Sfax, Jerba...The one in Tunis is located downtown with two main entrance, one at the end of Habib Bourguiba Avenue, just after French Embassy and the Cathedral, the second Place de la Kasbah where government offices are.