Medina of Tunis, Tunis

3.4
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Delve into the history of the nation as you tour Medina of Tunis, the town's World Heritage-listed historic quarter. Though originally founded in 698 CE, many of the walled quarter's attractions date back to the later Almohad and Hafsid periods, with a collection of 700 madrasas, mausoleums, palaces, mosques, and fountains protected as landmarks of global importance. The predominance of whitewashed buildings adds a glistening, romantic air to the medina, balanced by the rush of commercial activity and noise found in the traditional souks--labyrinthine markets selling all manner of local products and produce. Take a look at our Tunis tour itinerary app to schedule your visit to Medina of Tunis and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The medina in Tunis is an atmospheric and lively place where you can feel very safe even as a foreigner! There is less "talking" than on other market streets in the Arab world. At every corner you will find a detail worth seeing! However, from 6 p.m. pretty "dead"!
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  • After finding this medina, we could see that many items were used. Absolutely nothing exceptional.
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