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Address: Tunisia
Description: Remarkable Roman site of a once prosperous town with the capitol, theater...
Remarkable Roman site of a once prosperous town with the capitol, theater and a Punic mausoleum.
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Dougga is located 2 hours driving from Tunis. I would say such a magnificent archilogical site. I met David at the entrance of amazing theater before i entered to see . The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Dougga is located 2 hours driving from Tunis. I would say such a magnificent archilogical site. I met David at the entrance of amazing theater before i entered to see . The curving of David status ,you can see through his legs under the throb clearly. What a beautiful art!!! The top of the view from the theater, again dont... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

These are some of the best Roman ruins in North Africa. We spent a couple hours roaming the streets of this once thriving city that originally was Numidian before the Cartaginians arrived followed by the Romans and ultimately the Byzantines. The setting on a hill overlooking a green valley gave it a very tranquil feel. We also stopped at the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Superb Roman ruins, well worth a visit. We went as part of an organised tour and our guide was very interesting and informative. It is a long way from the resort areas of Tunisia though, requiring a lot of time on a bus to get there and there is a lot of walking once you're there.

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Kensington, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Spectacular site, with traces of construction from Punic to relatively recent times. Slightly marred by somewhat haphazard partial reconstructions, but more than compensated for by the sheer number of impressive structures, the largest of which is a Roman theatre. A search on the Internet will show pictures of these. Lots of walking, with multiple levels. You will be unable to... More 

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Rugby
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you only visit one place in Tunisia then visit Dougga. Spectacular ruins with hardly anyone else there. Try to get the female guide as she is very knowledgeable, speaks excellent English and will really bring the place to life. Highly recommended.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very interesting day out with our own guide, who brought all the sites we visited,to life. There was a very good lunch included. We ate Boar for the first time. It was excellent !

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have revisited Dougga after 2 years. The site has much improved and has been well-cleaned and amazingly well-kept. It is even more, now, the best preserved Roman ruins in the whole of North Africa. Well done to the Tunisians. The roads to the site have been very much upgraded and, hence, the access is much easier. The landscape all... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A life-changing experience. Dougga is an absolutely incredible site, large and well-preserved. I cannot rate it highly enough. Give yourself plenty of time (I had 4 hours and could easily have done with more). Transport can be a bit of a hassle. Here's what I did: go to the Bab Saadoun louage depot. Ask the drivers for Dougga and they'll... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

These are some of the best kept, more stunning Roman ruins I've ever seen. Best of all, there are hardly any people that visit this place. Unlike somewhere like Ephesus, Turkey where you can expect a small town every day, I saw four Tunisian tourists, and two korean tourists during my entire 3 hour stay. Don't expect much in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Awesome is such and overused word its lost its meaning but visit Dougga and you will be in awe. It is truly and definitively awesome. We hired a taxi from our hotel in Sidi Bou Said (10 miles north of Tunis ) and it took just over 2 hours. I agree with just about all the recent reviews that I've... More 

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Address: Tunisia
Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Beja Governorate

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