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Ribat

| Médina de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia
+216 98 401 502
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A historical wonder with a great view!

Sousse Ribat, built at the end of the 8th century is a fortress in the Byzantine architectural... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathleenlim
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Singapore, Singapore
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Nice views from top

Not expensive and on a good day it has great views of Sousse. Some information boards in English... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
streakey
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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| Médina de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia
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+216 98 401 502
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Kathleenlim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank streakey
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
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

Thank badmintontim
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
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
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
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The town looks like in the time of communism ... When we entered the Medina fear was to go on, because we catch people there, they followed us, not to let peace. I was afraid of the very people! We wanted to be visited Tunisia,...More

Thank Izis B
Reviewed 24 November 2015

You could get around on foot. Very big old city to see. The traditional life to Tunisians that you could look and enjoy. Fusion of Islamique and roman culture.

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

The only good thing about the ribat is the view from the top of the tower. The ribat itself has nothing much to see. 7 dinar for the view? Meh.

2  Thank henryhsh
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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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