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Tunisia : Hammam
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Created: 8th Aug 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
Type:
Entertainment
Cost:
25% expensive

All visitors to Tunisia must visit a hammam at some point. Admission is typically around $4, but can range to $30 depending on the location. These traditional, public bath houses offer a distinctly Tunisian spa experience.

Women and men are kept completely separate. Everyone lies in a steam-filled room for anywhere between 30 minutes to an hour. After that period, people scrub each other with rough sponges in a rigorous manner. Many hammams have professionals on stand-by to help scrub and massage customers (give an appropriate tip if you receive this extra attention).

Contact Information
City:
Tunis
How_to_find:
All over Tunis, many in other cities and suburbs

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