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    23 Reasons You Should Fall In Love With Tunisia

    Many Tunisians have expressed their fear that the recent attack will deter people from visiting. Here are some reasons why you shouldn't avoid this beautiful country.

    1. Sidi Bou Said, a town in northern Tunisia.

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    2. It's known for its use of blue and white colours and its medina has been classified as a world heritage site.

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    3. The beaches in Hammamet, another town in Tunisia.

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    4. The city of Kairouan.

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    5. Kairouan is known for the Great Mosque of Kairouan...

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    6. ...which is particularly beautiful at night.

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    7. The 500-year-old pottery workshops on Djerba Island...

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    8. ...where lovely objects are made.

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    9. The Barrazim mosque in the Tunisian town of Houmt Souk.

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    10. The souks of Djerba, where intricate designs are carved into copper disks.

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    11. The beaches of the island of Djerba...

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    12. ...and its stunning sunsets.

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    13. Tataouine in southern Tunisia...

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    14. ...the same city in which Star Wars was filmed!

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    15. The temple of Minerva.

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    16. The amphitheatre and other impressive Roman ruins in El Djem.

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    17. The ancient El Ghriba Synagogue on the island of Djerba.

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    18. A ride on the Red Lizard train...

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    19. ...which makes some stops along the way.

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    20. The stunning Sahara sands...

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    21. ...and exploring them by camel.

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    22. The oases of Tunisia...

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    23. ...where Tunisians welcome you to visit.

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    24. Please share your favourite places or things to do in Tunisia in the comments below.

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