Medina of Sousse, Sousse

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Admire the architecture and history of Medina of Sousse, a World Heritage Site protected by striking, sturdy fortifications. Constructed during the Aghlabid period (800-900 CE), the medina displays many architectural and structural features characteristic of early Islamic town planning. Mosques, the kasbah and ribat, and a maze of narrow streets all hide behind the sheltering ramparts, built to protect the coastal town from pirates. A set of monuments showcase the evolution of Islamic art during its infancy, while a number of museums help to explain the history of the town and the changes seen in the medina over the centuries. Take a look at our Sousse trip site to schedule your visit to Medina of Sousse and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Many shops. Close to the promenade has a seafood market. Beware of voluntary helpers, which are usually presented ohronnikamikami from your hotel.
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  • Visited the place again after a while, looking fore spices and other things to our house. We was walking arround in the narrow streets, loking inside some of them. Many people was very nice and polite...  more »
  • The Medina of Sousse is a seaside town, with white and blue buildings, nice restaurants and shops. Very pleasant
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