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Medina of Monastir


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Souks and history

The Medina of Monastir is the area located within the historic city walls. It's an area of cobblestone streets lined with historic homes, mosques, tea houses and tourist shops. The most characteristic spot is the souk where you can find a wide variety of objects like wicker baskets, leather bags, dresses, woolen blankets, carpets, shirts, and ceramic bowls. The medina isn't too large, so you won't feel quite as overwhelmed as you might in the medina of Tunis. Like any other souk in the country, you'll have to haggle if you want to buy anything. There are also some larger department stores where

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