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Berber village

Takruna, Tunis, Tunisia
+216 27 892 364
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Very nice hospitality - Good bread - Close to Sousse

I've been to quite a few Berber villages in Tunisia and this one is particular because it's close... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Elisabeth E
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Dakar
Put it at the top of your list

Picturesque - incredible history and equally stunning views. We also had lunch there while a local... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Alex B
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New York City, New York
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24 Apr 2018
“Very nice hospitality - Good bread - Close to Sousse”
20 Apr 2018
“Put it at the top of your list”
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Takruna, Tunis, Tunisia
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+216 27 892 364
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I've been to quite a few Berber villages in Tunisia and this one is particular because it's close to Tunis - actually close to Sousse, but still close to Tunis. There are only 12 families left in this village. One of the ladies makes the...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Picturesque - incredible history and equally stunning views. We also had lunch there while a local singer and drummer played - yes touristy but fun and mainly locals.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A long drive from Tunis, about 115 km, but it is all worth it. Is not much to see, but is not the in the volume it is in the content. A very different place that you get to see in the world. It is...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The ruines reflect a history of a nation who found a way to live in very difficult conditions Nice place to visit and get an idea about the way how to live in difficult conditions It's not a luxurious ruines but its useful for the...More

1  Thank Ahmed A
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Berbers are an African tribe of Tunisians who live in dug-outs beneath the ground. The unusual nature of such habitation encouraged George Lucas, the American Filmmaker to use this area for one of his Star Wars films. We decided to take this excursion and...More

2  Thank Raymond S
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I've visited the village last march. You have to reach the top of the small mountain, you can do this by car or by walking. There are very beautiful typical houses that were restored by their owner according to recommendations of National heritage Institute. There...More

3  Thank Habibach
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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Takrouna is near to my fiance home city of enfidha,I found it to be very interesting, the ruins are well preserved and there is a lovely little gift shop and cafe ,also very good views from the top and especially at night wen the whole...More

Thank lizmckeown76
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

This is a good thing to do...if one takes it as a theme park visit. Of course it is not real, everyone has mobile phones and satelite T.V. to go home to after a hard day...'enacting'........it IS touristy.....everywhere tourists go....it is touristy. Not my thing...More

Thank Andy K
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

We came here as part of a Thomson excursion. Takrouna is a Berber village built on rock located on a hillside. It is still inhabited although some homes on the lower part of the hill have been abandoned. It was an interesting place to look...More

4  Thank Abbeylls
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Response from Aqua_Uomo | Reviewed this property |
Not really, place is very small, very limited in comfort and facilities. I would not recommend it even if some local offers accommodation.
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