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All reviews narrow streets shop owners old city for sale buy something felt safe sales people lots of shops mint tea leather goods interesting things visit tunis take your time market vendors souvenirs shopping
I am so glad we hired a guide to take us through the Medina. We stayed at a boutique hotel located in the Medina and were not going to do anything formal but I felt this just can’t be all there is to it. I...More
Tunisia is a place where east and west meet. On the one hand, you will see people dressed in old Tunisian style, on the other hand, you will see people dressed in business suits and girls in mini skirts (Western). This is where two worlds...More
It is probably one of the 3-4 place that are actually worth to visit in Tunis. You can feel the long history of the city but at the same time, it is too crowded the alleys are too narrow and compared to other traditional markets...More
So much to see there! I love the local and colorful stuff they sell there! There is a buzz about in the streets which creates a great atmosphere. Even if you don't want to buy anything, it's still fun to look around!
A lovely place to go and see how they operate on a daily basis. Good place to buy trinkets and gifts but if your clever you can find some really good (Camel) leather goods, most of which are made to a good standard. If your...More
Medina in Arabic means city. In the modern life, Medina is used for the old city or downtown. The typical Medina has the old house and narrow streets with shops and that constitute the market. Usually shops are grouped by... More
Medina in Arabic means city. In the modern life, Medina is used for the old city or downtown. The typical Medina has the old house and narrow streets with shops and that constitute the market. Usually shops are grouped by type into what is called souk, souk in Arabic translates to market. In Tunisia, Tunis has the biggest Medina, and you also have Medina in the other major cities like Sousse, Hamamet, Sfax, Jerba...The one in Tunis is located downtown with two main entrance, one at the end of Habib Bourguiba Avenue, just after French Embassy and the Cathedral, the second Place de la Kasbah where government offices are.