Medina of Tunis, Tunis

3.4
#1 of 7 in Neighborhoods in Tunisia
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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  • While in Tunis, this is definitely the place you wanna go if you like shopping cheaply. Just make it sure not to get lost (an offline gps map helps). The vendors are very friendly and helpful but...  more »
  • Great place to shop and see the real Tunis in action. I suggest negotiate the prices as much as you can.  more »
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