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Tourists appreciate the leatherwork and other crafts available in this ancient city’s old quarter (medina).
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Rue Bouhaha | Houmet Jemmaa la medina de Kairouan, Kairouan 3100, Tunisia
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All reviews white walls beautiful architecture narrow streets felt very safe blue doors and windows wander around grand mosque tunisia vendors haggle character camel mausoleum
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The medina is surrounded by long brick walls reinforced by numerous towers. Within the walls is maze of lanes ramble in various directions. Beware of getting lost but that is the best way to explore this old town. Within this maze is where the Great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hasnah1962
Reviewed 6 days ago

Another Tunisian site to have a look at all the colorful and unique doors. Was fairly quiet during my Saturday visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 2 January 2019

I enjoyed wandering around the narrow streets. I tried some local sweets, but they were too sweet for me.I also enjoyed beautiful architecture such as white walls, blue doors and windows. They are photogenic, aren’t they?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yukiwarisou
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Out of all the medinas I visited. The character of this one was spectacular. I am a photographer so when I developed the picture they did come out really well. I stopped at a coffee shop and had the most delicious turkish coffee and baklawa....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

As it is with all the old cities, there is no point in using a map, just follow the narrow streets and see where they will lead you. White walls, blue doors, ordinary people going about their business. It feels safe enough to wander without...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Nice small Medina. It's walls are in a big part coloured in sky blue, looks fresh and clean. not very crowded. There are several interesing mosques, including Grand Mosque of Kairouan. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank arkadyl77
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

It’s a great example of a smaller town Medina in Tunisia, with lots of smaller, narrower alleys and streets coming off the main area. Good examples of whitewashed walls and blue doors too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ruby_Zak_Issy
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Had a great time wandering through a proper local shopping area, not just tourist tat. Bought a very lovely pair of camel skin sandals after a good haggle. Felt very safe and unhassled. Perfect.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 166russelle
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had to cross through this medina from our hotel to go to the Grand Mosque. We didn't notice anything spectacular other than the arts and crafts and local delicacies sold there.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank marcofahmey
Reviewed 4 March 2018

busy streets, lots of vendors, a little dirty. But while in Kairouan of course you will go see it. Not as big as Tunis and others but basically the same idea.

Date of experience: February 2018
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