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Visited the place again after a while, looking fore spices and other things to our house. We was... read more

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We were asked by a shopkeeper in our hotel if we wanted to go on a guided tour of Sousse and Medina... read more

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This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
Sousse, Tunisia
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the place again after a while, looking fore spices and other things to our house. We was walking arround in the narrow streets, loking inside some of them. Many people was very nice and polite....BUT TAKE CARE... some people are to busy to sell...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 283stenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great traditional market type shops with amazing bargains! Just keep all handbags safely closed and close to you as pick pockets are around! Also do haggle with the traders as they will bump up the price at the start of the bargaining!!! But they will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were asked by a shopkeeper in our hotel if we wanted to go on a guided tour of Sousse and Medina for £10. Ermmm yes... The two of us were taken around the Mosque, market and harbour, but as the guy was known by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best experience you can have is roaming through the narrow streets chased by the locals trying to make you buy something.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vasilyguangzhou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a taxi with my wife driver made a phone call then another when we got their 2 shifty people approached us said remember us said no tried following us felt very uncomfortable and aprehensive went straight back to our hotel never went back the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place really confused me. I was looking for a landmark that turned out to be the grand mosque. I went and prayed at the mosque, only to later realise that the bazaar was called the medina. Walked around like an idiot for an hour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This medina is a tight web of streets full of locals and tourists, sure you are hassled but many stores don’t like pyramid store on rue d’angleterre where prices are shown. We felt totally safe great roof top restaurant by the port over looking the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TomBuckner
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

it was our first time in tunisia - we had an infant and her buggy- and wasn’t sure what to expect when we arrived, friendly local people , plenty of flat space for the buggy & locals were helpful all the time- apart from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank homairakhalifa
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Went as part of a tour. Would recommend going with a group rather than solo. The fixed price shopping center is great if you don't fancy being hassled.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vickpeeewiefin
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Visited here twice. After a pretty uncomfortable experience at another Tunisian medina we were pleasantly surprised by this one. Large interesting and full of bartering and fixed price shops. Be prepared for battle if you go in to a shop but at least we weren’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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,
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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Response from Gordon 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