Mahdia's Old Town, Mahdia

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Roam the streets of Mahdia's Old Town, the historic and traditional town center. Enter the medina through the gates of the Skifa Kahla, a 10th-century fortress, for the most atmospheric start to your adventure. Artisans proudly display a wide selection of handicrafts in the main squares and covered markets of the district, selling traditional garments, hand-knotted carpets, and antique jewelry. Pay a visit to one of the local museums to learn the history of the neighborhood, or take a tour of a traditional home to discover more about daily life in the medina. Put Mahdia's Old Town into our Mahdia trip itinerary builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mahdia.
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  • What sets this medina apart from others I visited in Tunisia is that it's located at a narrow peninsula so whichever way you turn, you are always 5 minutes away from the sea. In my view, it gives it.....  more »
  • We love spending the day in Mahdia, especially Friday Market days. The silk wedding outfits are superb. The shaded bars are inviting for a coffee or cold drink. The museum is OK and the old cemetery.....  more »
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