Sousse Things to Do

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  • 1. Medina

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Sousse has a very long history. It was a Phoenician outpost (Hadrumetum), a free Roman city (Byzacium), a vandal town (Hunericopolis) and finally the Byzantine city of Justiniana or Justinianopolis....

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  • 2. Port El Kantaoui

    Sailing out of the harbour in a catamaran feels good. For the first 20 minutes or so, the engine is running, and then the sail is hoisted and it's amazing. The two guys running the show were friendly...

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  • 3. Ribat

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Sousse Ribat is one of a few similar buidings built along the coast to protect Moslem lands from Christian invasion. It was built at the end of the 7th century, work started in AD 787 and was...

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  • 4. Dar Essid Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The walk through alleyways (often the wrong ones), can be almost as amazing as this house itself. You are breaking away from the soukkes and the tourist trail, surrounded by narrow alleys of homes and...

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  • 5. Grand Mosque

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Mosque is built using large stone blocks, some of these blocks were taken from the Roman baths at Carthage which is one of the reasons the baths are not better preserved. It has towers on the...

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  • 6. Kalaout el Koubba

    Kalaout el-Koubba is a building that was built in the 11th or 12th century according to Fatimid architectural style. While its original function is not known, its current function is much clearer: to...

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  • 7. Catacombs

    The Catacombs contain 240 galleries with 15,000 graves spread over 5km. Only 40 metres of the tombs can be visited by the public. They were used between the 2nd and 4th centuries AD. Three of the...

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  • 8. Kasbah

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Kasbah was built in 859 AD on the site of an earlier Byzantine fortress. Its 30m/100ft high Khalef el Fata tower, named after its builder, is one of the oldest towers in the whole of North Africa....

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  • 9. Beach

    Sousse's main beach stretches for many kilometres to the north of the Medina. It was named after a local Muslim holy man and features some good sand. As it was mid winter when I was there, it wasn't...

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  • 10. Walking

    Though history Sousse has come under the rule of 5 major cultures. Each of those cultures gave a new or modified name to the town. Each of those names may appear in various forms. Enjoy downtown with...

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  • 11. Zaouia Zakkak

    Where? Inside the medina, on the corner between rue Tazerka and rue Dar Abid What? A splendid 17th century minaret in stone with tile decorations on the top two tiers. This octagonal Ottoman...

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  • 12. Cooking Classes in privat home

    I truthfully believe that when you take part of a countries basic daily does, like buying food, learning how they cook and why they cook that way, where some of...

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  • 13. Cooking Classes in privat home

    I truthfully believe that when you take part of a countries basic daily does, like buying food, learning how they cook and why they cook that way, where some of...

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  • 14. Jeep Safari

    You will see the salt lake (made famous in the film 'The English Patient') and move onto the Canyons of Sidi Bou Hlel before you will reach Tozeur, the 'Eden'...

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  • 15. Trip to mountans

    You will go up the altas mountains, into the salt flats, the troglodites villages, starwars village...the list goes on!You will enjoy cascade of colour...

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  • 16. Sahara Explorer

    Sahara Explorer is a two day 750 mile tourist adventure to the edge of the desert, which includes visits to El Djem, Berber caves, salt lakes and a sunset camel...

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  • 17. Trip to Kairouan

    Visit The Mosque of Uqba also known as the Great Mosque of Kairouan.Built from 670 AD (the year 50 according to the Islamic calendar) at the founding of the...

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  • 18. Roman Amphitheatre in El Jem

    Roman Amphitheatre in El Jem (or El Djem), approx 70km due south of Sousse which is better preserved than that at Rome. It was the location for some of the...

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  • 19. FOUNTAIN IN PORT EL KANTAQUI

    At certain times during the day and early evening the fountain in the main square comes on to the sound of music. The times of the show are posted on a lampost...

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  • 20. PORT EL KANTAQUI

    Port El Kantaqui is 6 miles north of Sousse. The words El Kantaqui means garden in arabic and this is the second largest marina in Tunisia. It was built in the...

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  • 21. The amphitheatre of El Djem

    It's a very big and in good shape amphitheatre. It lies in a small village in the desert.You have to pay a entrance fee and extra money when you want to make...

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  • 22. Go to the toilet

    It's always useful to know where there are public toilets.I found some in Place de la Grand Mosque, almost directly opposite the aforesaid Grand Mosque.You'l...

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  • 23. Wander the medina

    It's not small, Sousse's medina. But it's a fascinating place to just wander around. There's even a red-light district in its north , with only one...

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  • 24. Two day safari - You can't miss it!

    The best thing you can do is book the two day safari. I don't like travelling on a bus for hours, but it was worth it. We were lucky to have a very...

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  • 25. Shopping in the Sousse Medina

    The Medina is in the city center in a hillside. Its said to be one of the finest medinas in Tunisia. Take a taxi up behind the Medina and walk your way down...

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