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Lost in the Medina of Tunis

Lost in the Medina of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia (B)

Tunisia – known for its beautiful beaches, desert back-country and ancient ruins has always been a popular tourist destination for Europeans. Way too many years ago I visited Tunisia during a class trip after my high school grad – you may guess it – as a bunch of teenagers our first priority was party, party, party and we hardly saw anything outside our resort fences… Too bad. Now my preferences have changed to more authentic experiences but Tunisia wasn’t on my radar until a couple of weeks ago, when my bf’s best buddy visited his home country and wanted us to see him and his home. Tunis – the capital – isn’t necessarily on the top of the list of Tunisian destinations and therefore I knew very little about that city. I should be positively surprised: Only two hours away by plane (from Vienna) we landed in a different continent but it felt like another world! We stayed at two different hotels in the Medina, the heart of Tunis, and immediately were transferred to the magic of 1001 nights. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lost in the Medina of Tunis
Guide Location: Tunisia » Tunis
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Julia Joestl
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.sweetescapes.net/2017/01/22/lost-medina-tunis/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Dar Traki
  • Municipal Market
  • Avenue Habib Bourgiba
  • Bardo National Museum
  • Dar Ben Gacem

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