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Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk

Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
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Central Tunisian Market Area

If you visit the Museum then you can go on from there into the centre of the town area and visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
badmintontim
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Where Houmt Souk was born

Best place in Houmt Souk, the sellers are really nice, the fish market is a must go, but avoid to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alvaro_Garnero
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit the Museum then you can go on from there into the centre of the town area and visit this typical Tunisian style market place for picking up a few bartered bargains

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place in Houmt Souk, the sellers are really nice, the fish market is a must go, but avoid to eat the fish at the place. Sanitary conditions are not the best.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Another interesting market place in Djerba. We were given little time to explore but we did ogled at the colours and varieties of Tunisian wares and knick knacks sold in this interesting area. Goods are probably cheaper than at the shops tourists must visit as...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a typical market where you can find all kinds of souvenirs both from Tunisia and more local ones. Here you can practice your bargaining skills to the fullest, surely you will loose agains these experts. You also find some nice cafes and restaurants...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Souk is a must visit if you are on Jerba! Great place to feel traditional vibes, see and smell local products, try bargaining skils... One of the best markets in Tunisia!

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Reviewed 22 December 2015

This was a fantastic Souk with as many locals as tourists. Narrow paths between the "stalls" and a real mix of produce / products. Shoes , Spices, you name it. Just be strong, as with most countries in the Middle East / Egypt, when they...More

2  Thank Roger G
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

houmt souk was a vibrant and coulorfull town,the djerba explorer with a musium,a djerba village and a crocodile farm.

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Reviewed 13 June 2015

I'd read about this market being the most pretty and traditional in Tunisia so I guess I was expecting something a bit twee. But it was neither pretty nor traditional - but it was real and authentic (with a few tourist shops) so can't complain...More

1  Thank DaveSwin
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

We wanted to go and check out the market, but about 15 minutes later we left because of all the scams and annoying locals who wouldn't leave you alone.

Thank Kärt T
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

Houmt Souk-and Djerba Island -would be nice if not for amounts of garbage everywhere. Nice town and pleasant market area but the Island and town HAVE to clean up all the piles of garbage-trash -its everywhere and attracts thousands of stray cats-if they want tourism...More

Thank heydd55
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