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Very well preserved Castle

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

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Walid E
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Not big but beautiful.

it is very well maintained, entrance fee is insignificant, the building is in very good shape and... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
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| Médina de Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia
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All reviews watch tower spiral staircase great views over the city main mosque information boards worth a visit great history great mosque entrance fee courtyard monastir quran walls fortress medina ad rabat
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This gives you a taste for the history of this land , a small fun attraction only half an hour and you need a good head for heights if you go up the main tower, incredible value at 7 dinars

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TomBuckner
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Right next to the Grande Mosque is the Ribat. This is a very interesting place to walk around. Architecture is amazing. The views from the top of the Ribat are amazing. Well worth a visit. Price about £3 to enter.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank davidlF7959XD
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Sousse Ribat is situated near the Old city centre. We climbed at the from where the view is really wonderful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shalimr
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

There is little to choose from the various Ribats we visited. There is a tower to climb which affords a good view of the town and harbour. There are toilets available but no sign of a cafe.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jin6x
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank ross39
Reviewed 26 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..

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Walid E
Reviewed 4 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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Aqua_Uomo
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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Kathleenlim
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank streakey
Reviewed 14 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lamusi
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7 February 2015|
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