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Busy Market Place

Not only tourist souvenirs but foodstuff for local people with emphasis on fish. Not hassled as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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A castle in the heart of a bazaar

There is a castle in the middle of the city, and it is surrounded by the local bazaar. The place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“be careful”(46 reviews)
“fish market”(17 reviews)
This medina contains the Great Mosque of Sousse.
Sousse, Tunisia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great fun for haggling and buying bits you probably don’t really need! Beware of the typical sales patter and stick to your guns - you learn to be firm and walk away!!

1  Thank bkent
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not only tourist souvenirs but foodstuff for local people with emphasis on fish. Not hassled as much as other Medinas!

Thank jin6x
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is a castle in the middle of the city, and it is surrounded by the local bazaar. The place is too crowded with narrow roads, and the sellers may be annoying sometimes. There is a museum and a nice garden outside the city walls....More

Thank alirali973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is stunning, but shop keepers kept on shouting us to go into their shops, so I couldn't take in the beauty. We only spent 1 hour there as once you went in a shop you could be in there for 20 mins.

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in some good fakes then this market is one if the best locally! We stayed in Sahara Beach hotel so e were in the middle of Sousse and Monostir. Out of both of them markets which we visited Sousse was by...More

Thank Cameron_Reardon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is basically a market with a high number of low quality fakes .I have been here three times and had Mr pockets picked on two occasions the first my wife was tripped while I saved her my pocket was emptied the second a...More

1  Thank thomas g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with an open mind as I always do anywhere I go and try looking at it from their way of life but just wasn’t thrilled by it i felt safe there don’t get me wrong I was glad to get back to the...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. Lots of history, culture, architecture etc. It’s extremely beautiful. Will definitely come back.

Thank Vineet G
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I hd to go for an exploringjourney into the heart ofthe old medina shopping univers. going for jewerly and pottey together with my partner and for that matter we had to go back again and again to pick up what we orderd and then the...More

Thank Fethi J
Reviewed 13 September 2018

You can find anything you want. They say a price and you have to undergo that price. You can get something for the 1/3 price of the total price they say. However, you have bear with the dirt, smell and crowd.

Thank Danielle1421
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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
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
I never heard of one when i was there
23 March 2015|
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Response from TrishandChris21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are a few cats but its not over run with them and most of them are frightened of people and would not come up to you so don't worry u will be fine im sure .