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Address: Medina, Sfax, Tunisia

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This is probably the most interesting thing to do in Sfax. The medina here is among the biggest in Tunisia and has a great variety of souvenirs, food, jewllery and all kinds of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Eivind S
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Oslo, Norway

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is probably the most interesting thing to do in Sfax. The medina here is among the biggest in Tunisia and has a great variety of souvenirs, food, jewllery and all kinds of things you would expect to find in a market. Spend a couple of hours here.

Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

when you visit Sfax City you must Notice the wall for the old city but u'll get disappointed when you go inside, just normal buildings and nothing really special.

St Leonards, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Unfortunately the shop owners love the blonde ladies, which is unforetunate, ladies stick to the shops and markets!

Twin Peaks, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

As Sfax can not be considered a tourist attracting town, the Medina is more the shopping mall for locals than a tourist rip-off. You find a lot of genuine local traders. Of course they will add a surcharge as you are a foreigner, but in general you can make good deals. Do not underestimate the size - you can get... More 

Sousse, Tunisia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Greatest and biggest and authentic Medina I've visited in Tunisia. Very clean, lots of diffrent stuff to buy, not overpriced, not touristic, no feel of overcharging.

Spring
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and interesting fish markets cool to see. Go with someone who know it or can great lost inside for hours. Can get anything you like fresh vegetables daily caught fish crabs squid anything from the sea. Shops through out.

زليتن‎
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times and I feel comfortable in Medina. Specially the sea food restaurants. Which is my favour all the way.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Don't expect to be buying much in this medina as a visitor but it is still a great place to stroll and take a look around as it's a important part of the city

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Sfax is not touristic, so when you visit the medina, you are experiencing real Tunisian life. I was the only European in the medina when I visited. Great atmosphere, fish market in the morning is fantastic! So many kinds of fish, with the men shouting their prices! The medina has specific areas for different goods, like fish, vegetables, meat, and... More 

Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is the first time that I am providing a positive rating and a review for a place that I am aware that many travelers may not appreciate. But I have my reasons for doing so. Please read on.... The medina in Sfax is a different experience from what tourists may have experienced in the medinas of Tunis or Sousse.... More 

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