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Ribat

| Médina de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia
+216 98 401 502
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Wonderful

A beautifully restored building, well worth the visit. Do go to the top of the tower for great... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
ross39
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London England
Very well preserved Castle

I advice everyone passing Sousse to visit this arab ancient castle (Rabat)...it gives a clear idea... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Walid E
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| Médina de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia
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+216 98 401 502
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"watch tower"
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"spiral staircase"
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"great views over the city"
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"small torch"
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"main mosque"
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"worth seeing"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"information boards"
in 3 reviews
"great history"
in 2 reviews
"take photos"
in 4 reviews
"great mosque"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 2 reviews
"be careful"
in 2 reviews
"courtyard"
in 8 reviews
"monastir"
in 7 reviews
"ramparts"
in 4 reviews
"quran"
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

A beautifully restored building, well worth the visit. Do go to the top of the tower for great views over the city. Excellent toilets, always a plus.

1  Thank ross39
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I advice everyone passing Sousse to visit this arab ancient castle (Rabat)...it gives a clear idea how was concurred and defended Hadramout (Sousse) by arabs..

Thank Walid E
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

it is very well maintained, entrance fee is insignificant, the building is in very good shape and it offers a nice view from the tower to both the sea side and the town side with the Archaeological Museum on the top of the hill. I...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Sousse Ribat, built at the end of the 8th century is a fortress in the Byzantine architectural style. It has tiny, cell-like rooms built into the walls for devout Islamic warriors who alternate between fighting and studying the Quran. The watch tower, added by the...More

1  Thank Kathleenlim
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Not expensive and on a good day it has great views of Sousse. Some information boards in English. Easy to locate. Basic but informative and worth a visit.

1  Thank streakey
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

One of the several fortresses of this type built several centuries ago in the coastal towns of Tunisia, the ribat in Sousse is a recommended sight for people visiting Sousse, Smaller and less spectacular than the one in Monastir, is however very well preserved and...More

Thank lamusi
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Yes this is definitely worth a visit when in Sousse as it gives you a sense of the history of the city through the changes times of differing cultures It is inexpensive go in so give this a try

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is a touristic attraction for a walk around in it covered avenues and side walks. It offers a variety of souvenirs and various shops ,whike some quaters sectorsc are still as is ..for the locals. The shop keepers are welcoming and call out for...More

Thank emad s
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Ribat of Sousse Ribat is a military building had its name from the Arab word of ribat which means those solders who are looking after the costs and the borders for protection from possible invasion by the enemy. Ribat of Sousse is a magnificent...More

2  Thank Bashar K
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

As you can see from my reviews I have travelled to many countries and cities and after reading the reviews here I must totally disagree with them as the most recent reviews are all very negative and I can only (mostly) add positive comments to...More

1  Thank badmintontim
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Response from martynelainemegan | Reviewed this property |
Tunisia and morocco are very similar in their peoples. personally I feel safe in both. it is a matter of being sensible, as undoubtedly you would when walking around a strange city in any country. if anything I felt safer in... More
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