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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Rugby
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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10 helpful votes 10 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The only criticism I have about Dougga is the lack of guide. We had read lots of great reviews and have to agree - the site is amazingly well preserved and every corner we turned there were more ruins to explore - not enough to see comfortably in 3 hours at all. We were directed to the 'library' on our... More 

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Loughborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you only visit one place this has to be it. A massive site and some truly wonderful ruins from the phonecian and roman era. Still some still very well preserved buildings and it truely has to be seen to be believed and the access you get is unparalleled - it is worth mentioning that a guide is really worth... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Just returned from Dougga this is a must see archeological site as good as anything I have seen in Italy.THe drive from hammamett took about two hours. The drive through the region was beautiful.The amphitheatre was well preserved as are the latrines.November is a great time to visit as. The weather is not too hot.Stayed at hotel Sol Azur as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I can proudly say that Dougga is the most fascinating Roman Site, it lies in the middle of the countryside , where you can feel that you are cut from everything around you just you have to close your eyes and feel the glorious past of Dougga.I would advise anyone who loves History and Archeologie it is a must to... More 

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