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The tourist infrastructure in Mahdia is well developed, but is not as strong as, for example, in Sousse. This makes Mahdia more attractive for those who like quiet or family holidays. Suitable for tourists with children.
Mahdia's business card - excellent beaches with clean white sand. The water at the shores has a special color - bright emerald.
There are not so many hotels in the city - more outside the city limits, in quiet cozy tourist area. Most of the hotels are located right on the coast.
A" tourist train" runs along the coast, on where you can get to the city. Another way to get to the city from the hotel is to take a taxi.
There are 20 hotels in the resort area: three five-star, three four-star, the rest have three stars. The total number of beds in hotels - about 10 000.
The Caribbean World Mahdia Hotel has its own water park for children.
There are two hotels in Mahdia own diving center (this is Mahdia Beach 4 * and Club Thapsus 3 *). Diving in the city is not poorly developed, but for professionals it will be of little interest - flora and the fauna of coastal waters is not impressive. Although, their can be attracted by the unusual bottom topography, with grottoes and great depths.
But for beginners in the Le Mahdois diving center, a special five-day diving course is held. After its completion, tourists receive a special international certificate.
Many vacationers are attracted by the embankment - an ideal place for walking. It is built up with cafes and restaurants. There is a amusement park nearby.
In Mahdia has daily fish markets, known for a wide variety of assortment. There are several riding clubs open in the city, which will surely interest equestrian sports lovers.
Most of the shops and souvenir shops are located in Mdina. Here is the most famous of them - jewelry shopping center "Gold Bazaar".
Mahdia is rich in cultural and historical attractions. The main ones of are:
Mdina - a walled medieval city.
Skifa el-Kahla - the fortress gate leading to Cairo square of Mdina. They are a corridor, the length of which is - 21 meters.
Silk Weaving Museum - located in the former Sfar Mosque. Here you can learn about the history of the development of silk-weaving production in Mahdia.
Borj al-Ras - tower of the XVI century, decorated with the image of a lion.
Great Mosque - built in 921 years. Destroyed by the Spaniards in the XVI century. Only fragments of the building have survived, restored in the early XX century.
Borj Mahdia (Borj el-Kebir) - a fortress built in the 16th century on the very edge cape. Religious building with walls, the thickness is 10 meters.
be sure to try the blue fish found in the coastal waters.
In lemon, olive and orange orchards, you can pick fruits, having previously obtained permission from the watchman.
It is not recommended to purchase fruits on beaches. They are usually poorly washed and more expensive than in stores.
It is forbidden to drink alcohol in public places (except for beer).
Official buildings may not be photographed.
Taking away food from restaurants is prohibited, as
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Topic: Mahdia. Recreation and entertainment.