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The worst I've visited!

I've visited a good number of Medina's in both Tunisia and Morocco but this was truly dreadful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
caroler82
,
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nothing great, much commercial now

The place is as described, old, small lanes, must visit, but alot of imported stuff is also found... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Punit29
,
Mumbai, India
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  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
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“fish market” (5 reviews)
“tunisia” (5 reviews)
“shops” (7 reviews)
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Medina, Sfax 3000, Tunisia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've visited a good number of Medina's in both Tunisia and Morocco but this was truly dreadful. Very dirty, smelt somewhat, narrow streets and nothing to offer except a few acceptable bag and shoe merchants. That said, certainly less hassle than most and felt safe...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

The place is as described, old, small lanes, must visit, but alot of imported stuff is also found here. I think going in deeper will give more rich culture.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

In the little streets it is easy to lose in a smells of fruits, spices and the traditional food. If you looking for a special gift there is many shops with artisan objects. After a walking through Medina I would highly recommend to do a...More

Thank nillich
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see how the medina is. As a single tourist walking in the medina I didnt felt unconfotable at all. I went of the besten tracks and walked around. Its dirty, rats are walking in the garbage buts this is how it is in...More

Thank alexhozee
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

It is a very old medina which served as shopping and dwelling area for many pf Sfax dwellers hundreds of years ago... it has evolved over the years and more people have opted to relocate and lice in other areas of the city, leaving their...More

Thank eljedm
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

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...More

1  Thank Eivind S
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

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.

Thank iyadmustafa
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

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

Thank Sandra190722
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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...More

Thank picknicker1971
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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.

Thank GesaeuseQuilterin
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