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Address: Carthage, Tunisia
Phone Number: 1/34 10 77
Description: An enormous amphitheater and a cave are among the attractions at these...
An enormous amphitheater and a cave are among the attractions at these famous ruins. Admission to the ruins includes the excellent Carthage Museum.
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Historical Ruins

We went as a excursion from the hotel. What a great piece of history. We were the only ones there, and there was a local guide, who showed us everything, and explained it all in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

There are almost no ruins on the site. Actually there are but they are all ruined. I was very disappointed by what I saw there although I knew that there aren't much of ruins there. However, the museum on site has a nice collection of roman murals and various artifacts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We went as a excursion from the hotel. What a great piece of history. We were the only ones there, and there was a local guide, who showed us everything, and explained it all in detail. So we could paint a picture of the place as it would have been when in use.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Roman baths are all that remain, and they are quite interesting. Either hire a guide or have a guidebook with you to get more out of the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I was staying in Sousse and took a day out to visit Ancient Carthage. I like to travel independently if I can possibly do so. I left Gare de Sousse (sousse train station) for the 2 hour train journey to Tunis (be careful as there are 2 train stations in Sousse) - cost approx £8.00 1st class return. Get off... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

You absolutely must go here if you go to Tunis, its what Tunis' history is all about. I was amazed how close it is to the city, just a 15 minute drive. I would recommend you get an approved taxi from your hotel to take you here and on to other sites for the day. Mine stayed with us all... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Awesome Ruins- Really showcases the history and culture that Tunisia has to offer. Go at a time when the crowds are small for a premium viewing experience

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It feels great to know I was walking around the historic Carthage, and yet there was relatively little to see compared to what must be lying underground still. The ancient city is underneath a residential area so there's not that much to be seen in general. Worth a visit though.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It's stunning to think of the vibrancy of people who once lived and worked here. Let along the engineering mastery and craftsmanship as well as culture that built it. I highly recommend a visit.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

There isn't a lot left in the way of Romand ruins here.... The Baths are way more impressive. The Museum is OK...but it won't use up a lot if your time....but free, and very clean toilets

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

If you go independently & on foot, then be prepared to go with a really good map as the sites are spaced over a large area. The ancient city covered the modern suburb of Carthage. The few archaeological remains are dotted about, as the suburb is mainly upscale homes and embassies. Start at the top of the hill by the... More 

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Address: Address: Carthage, Tunisia
Phone Number: 1/34 10 77
Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Carthage

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