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Lovely little souk

We had an hour to stroll through and buy a few souvenirs before heading elsewhere for a late lunch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ruby_Zak_Issy
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Lots of interesting things to purchase

The medina of Kairouan is not as touristy as that of Tunisia and not that crowded so it is much... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
LamaObeid
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West Bank, Palestinian Territories
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1 week ago
“Lovely little souk ”
Mar 2, 2018
“Lots of interesting things to purchase”
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With countless vendors selling everything from sweets to silver, this open-air street market (souk) is the central feature of the city’s old quarter (medina).
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In the Medina, Kairouan 3100, Tunisia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an hour to stroll through and buy a few souvenirs before heading elsewhere for a late lunch. Some very nice little stalls and shops here.

Thank Ruby_Zak_Issy
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The medina of Kairouan is not as touristy as that of Tunisia and not that crowded so it is much easier to shop here and get good prices. I went here to specifically buy a handmade rug which was given to me for a great...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We took an hour from our trip to the uqba mosque to visit the local souk. It was a pleasantly unique experience to buy local made camel hair rugs. The quality of the rugs was amazing and the price was just right. Highly recommended.

Thank MoChehab53
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We had a brief walk through the souk before we went for lunch. We had two young children (6 and 9 years old) who didn't feel massively intimidated. Having been to Marrackesh this place isn't anything spectacular but it's worth a brief walk. Watch out...More

Thank seekeroffortune2013
Reviewed 6 June 2014

We took a taxi from the port into Tunis. The taxi driver parked about a 10 minute walk from the Medina - just a straight walk, quite easy to find. On passing through the entrance gate you can wander down the lanes of shops selling...More

Thank marshatraveller
Reviewed 26 August 2012

We stopped here after seeing the Mosque, an unexpected and initially unwelcome stop was the Souk. However to be fair, the merchants here were less troublesome than in Hammamet and the pricing was very keen, now if the pricing was keen to start with then...More

Thank Ollossm
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