Film Location - Indiana Jones - Radiers of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark was set in Egypt — all the archaeological digging scenes and those nasty bits with the snakes in particular. Its commonly thought that these scenes where shot in Cario, near the Pyramids. However direc...

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Raiders of the Lost Ark was set in Egypt — all the archaeological digging scenes and those nasty bits with the snakes in particular. Its commonly thought that these scenes where shot in Cario, near the Pyramids. However director Steven Spielberg actually shot them here in Tozeur and the city of Kairouan, not far from many of the Star Wars locations.

 

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Kairouan - Medina

The heart of Kairouan town is its Medina. One of the best preserved medinas in Tunisia this town is surrounded by 10 metre high which are watched over by numerous defensive towers that were put up at the beginning of the 18th C...

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The heart of Kairouan town is its Medina. One of the best preserved medinas in Tunisia this town is surrounded by 10 metre high which are watched over by numerous defensive towers that were put up at the beginning of the 18th Century. Within the walls most of the streets are residential – but there’s a big carpet market which is pretty well known by visitors.

While the streets themselves are very old and look it, the current inhabitants show their wealth in ornate and colourful doors, windows and arches which look more like they belong in the Caribbean than Africa.

 

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Kairouan - Market

The main market day in Kairouan is on a Monday, where agriculture is primarily based on cereals, breeding, market gardening, and arboriculture. In Kairouan you will find a variety of stands from fruit and vegetables as well as ...

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The main market day in Kairouan is on a Monday, where agriculture is primarily based on cereals, breeding, market gardening, and arboriculture. In Kairouan you will find a variety of stands from fruit and vegetables as well as a butchers.

Sousse - Market

The Sunday market is found by the entrance to the Catacombs of the Good Shepherd, in the Souq el-Ahad compound, south of the bus and louage stations.The market offers many things from handicrafts to livestock and souvenirs. Man...

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The Sunday market is found by the entrance to the Catacombs of the Good Shepherd, in the Souq el-Ahad compound, south of the bus and louage stations.The market offers many things from handicrafts to livestock and souvenirs. Many toursits visit the area.

International Festival of Sousse

When: 14 July - 18 August

The International Festival of Sousse celebrates the diversity of Tunisian culture and history, and its relationship to other cultures around the world. It includes performances of local music and theat...

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When: 14 July - 18 August

The International Festival of Sousse celebrates the diversity of Tunisian culture and history, and its relationship to other cultures around the world. It includes performances of local music and theatre, with the Govenor of Sousse, Mr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Imam, inaugurating it every year.

Hammam Sousse - Market

There is a weekly market at Hammam Sousse that attracts less tourists than the main Sunday market, 6km Northwest of town towards Port el Kantaoui. The market is located within a walled compound and is open on Friday evenings an...

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There is a weekly market at Hammam Sousse that attracts less tourists than the main Sunday market, 6km Northwest of town towards Port el Kantaoui. The market is located within a walled compound and is open on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Monastir - Medina

The Medina in Monastir is really at the heart of this town. Surrounded by a battlemented wall built in the 18th century, recently restored in the interests of the tourist trade. Places of interest in this medina include the Mus...

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The Medina in Monastir is really at the heart of this town. Surrounded by a battlemented wall built in the 18th century, recently restored in the interests of the tourist trade. Places of interest in this medina include the Museum of traditional Costume and the Golden statue of Bourguiba. A weekly Souk is held here on saturdays.

 

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Monastir - Market

The market day in Monastir is Saturday.

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The market day in Monastir is Saturday.

Mahdia - Medina

In the center of Mahdia, on the narrow rocky peninsula, is the Medina. The new town extends to the west and south; to the northwest is a beautiful sandy beach. This Medina is small comparsion to other towns, but its maritime at...

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In the center of Mahdia, on the narrow rocky peninsula, is the Medina. The new town extends to the west and south; to the northwest is a beautiful sandy beach. This Medina is small comparsion to other towns, but its maritime atmosphere more than set it apart from other Tunisian towns. The sounds of working looms dominat this Medina, as the main cottage industry here is weaving.

 

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Mahdia - Market

Friday is the busiest market day in Mahdia. There is a vibrant fish market open every day however, where you will be able to buy local octopuses.

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Friday is the busiest market day in Mahdia. There is a vibrant fish market open every day however, where you will be able to buy local octopuses.

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