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"Sfax" Tunisia Things to Do Tip by maykal

Tunisia Things to Do: 757 reviews and 1,154 photos

  Bab Diwan, Sfax
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  • Bab Diwan, Sfax - Tunisia
      Bab Diwan, Sfax
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  • Sfax medina - Tunisia
      Sfax medina
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  • Kasbah, Sfax - Tunisia
      Kasbah, Sfax
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  • Bab Jebli, Sfax - Tunisia
      Bab Jebli, Sfax
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  • Dar Jellouli, Sfax - Tunisia
      Dar Jellouli, Sfax
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Tunisia's second city is underrated. I'm a great fan of underrated cities (Trieste, Alexandria, Trabzon, etc) so Sfax immediately appealed. It has arguably the most interesting medina in Tunisia, one of the most atmospheric old towns I've seen anywhere. The streets are just that bit narrower than other medinas, the souks more crowded, the sound of blacksmiths banging on metal almost deafening at times. You can walk for days around Sfax medina and not see another tourist.

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  • Written Apr 7, 2006
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