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Sightseeing in Hammamet - what to see. Complete travel guide

One of the oldest tourist centers of Tunisia, this city was founded more than five centuries ago. It began attracting travelers actively in the beginning of the 20th century. The city's name is translated as "place for swimming". Indeed, there are so many beaches and secluded coves here. During the archeological excavations here have been uncovered the ruins of ancient villas and swimming pools built by the noble Romans.
Cultural features and traditions of local people are largely dictated by religion; the majority of local customs may seem very unusual to foreigners. The French culture has made some … Open
Hammamet is considered a fashionable resort. Here you can see music and movie stars, politicians and successful businessmen, who have rest on this resort. However, there are several middle class hotels in the city, so everyone will be able to pick up apartments in accordance with financial resources. First hotels on the coast were built in the 60s; today this part of the resort is considered an old district. Each year new hotels appear in the city. Many of these modern hotels can be classified as luxurious ones. Here you can not only rest in a comfortable environment, but also organize business meetings in conference rooms, or use the service of business centers.
Travelers will be particularly interested in visiting the old part of the city as one of the main attractions is located here. This is Fort Medina that looks like a luxurious oriental palace. The Old Town is the location of beautiful oriental bazaars where you can buy jewelry, beautiful fabrics and souvenirs. You will also see numerous restaurants near the market square. They offer a large selection of national dishes. International Cultural Centre is another remarkable place. This is an open theater that reminds of an ancient Greek arena. Here often take place different musical concerts, theatrical performances and festivals. In addition to this Hammamet is rich in numerous entertainment centers, cinemas and nightclubs. Here everyone is able to pick up an ideal place for rest. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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National and city parks around Hammamet
♥   National Park 'Boukornine' , 35.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Zembra and Zembretta Iles' , 82.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Ichkeul National Park' , 120.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Tunisia: things to see

Travelers with kids are recommended to visit the local zoo where they will see exotic birds and animals. Those tourists, who prefer active rest, will find much fun in Tabarka as this city is famous for its large sports centers. … Open
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