About Weekly Market in Sousse

Sousse’s weekly market is an amazing treat for shoppers. It is held on Sunday morning and early afternoon in the Souq El Ahad Compound just south of the bus station. You can shop for everything from fresh produce to handicrafts to livestock. But, it is too packed and mopeds driving up and down to squeeze you further. There are plenty of food stalls to sample the local cuisine. It's easy to visit it even if you don't want to drive or hire a taxi. You can take any bus to this place and then walk to the market. 

Must See

  • A huge market for local and second-hand products
  • Can buy anything under the sun from a cycle to a camel
  • This market is famous for fresh produce and handicrafts 
  • Plenty of food eateries with tasty local cuisines 
  • The market is held on every Sunday and Friday in the Souq El Ahad Compound
  • It's just 2 km via Hamid el Ghazali and Rue des Catacombes and 2.3 km via Rue du Commandant Bejaoui and Rue Abdelhamid Lasska

How to reach

By Bus: Souq El Ahad compound is just near south of the bus station. Can board any bus to this bus stand and then walk to the market. Buses run every 30 minutes to the station from all part of the city.

By Train: Take a train from Station Agil GPL: P1, Sousse.Its 2 km via Hamid el Ghazali and Rue des Catacombesand 2.3 km via Rue du Commandant Bejaoui and Rue Abdelhamid Lasska. 

By Taxi. The most convenient and quickest mode

Tips

  • Being a very busy and crowded market, it's better not to take small kids along.
  • Watch out for pickpockets. They are quite prevalent here.
  • Check out the indoor markers.
  • Most of the shopkeepers quote higher prices, try to bargain.
  • Check out the counterfeit goods. There are plenty of them.
  • Don't overeat as they are plenty of food stalls offering local cuisines.

Visit Time


Weekly Market in Sousse 

Day                       Opening Hours                       Closing Hours

Sunday                       4am                                4pm
 
Monday                                     closed                               

Tuesday                                       closed                                             

Wednesday                               closed                                 

Thursday                                   closed                               

Friday                      4am                                 4pm

Saturday                                    closed                               

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Time you can spend

Suggested time 1 to 1.50 hours

 

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Few Clouds 26.59°C

 

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