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Carthaginian Ruins

Carthage, Tunisia
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Carthage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
Description: 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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Drammen, Norway
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A well-preserved memory, perhaps one of the best after the fall of the Roman Empire. Those who have a little hint of curiosity in itself must make the trip here. It hosts it!

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Waterford
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

As other reviewers have said, the entrance fee of 10dinar covers all the sites in Carthage. We started at the museum which has a few mosaics and interesting artifacts. Whilst some of the exhilbits outside the museum and downstairs are in English, everything upstairs is in Arabic and French. The ruins of the baths built by Antonius is by far... More

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Split, Croatia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I went there as a day trip from Sousse, liked it a lot. It was so hot that day, but also so beautiful and stunning. The ruins are really great, our guide said that you can even see Sicilian coastline (Italy) from there. Terrific!

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Wroclaw, Poland
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140 reviews 140 reviews
126 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Permission for photographs costs 1 dinar. Worth coming here and imagine how it looked once the city. Toilets are free but the guard toilets expected a tip, You can ignore it. Near the "Site Des Thermes D'Antonin" on the stone road you can see traces of the chariot. Pepper trees grow here.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

You need more than the few hours we had visiting Carthage. When you pay your entrance fee, which from memory was about 6 - 10 euros each, but this gets you into 7 or 8 different sites. And well worth a visit. We managed very hurriedly to visit about 4 of the sites - so if you are interested in... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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166 reviews 166 reviews
28 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is an amazing location with a panoramic view over Carthage and the Mediterranean. A tour of the ruins doesn't take long, but the ambience makes you want to linger and soak in the history of this part of the world. A visit to the Musueum is highly recommended also.

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Huntington Beach, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Having walked the sites of Rome, I thought that the site of what has been described as Rome's greatest enemy would have been more than barely maintained. You will be able to walk the sites, see the columns and touch things that really should be protected from the public. So walk history while it is still here. If you are... More

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Los Angeles, CA.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Definitely go and see the ruins that are left, but keep in mind that they are not well taken care of, and you should hire a guide to show you around. Some of the mosaics were completely exposed and not protected.

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London, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
119 attraction reviews
4,408 helpful votes 4,408 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

It is basically the Roman baths or ruins of it but worth taking some pictures of the ruins. This is the place to visit regarding Ancient Roman history.and the Med Sea is right there as well T

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UK
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

OK but there are much better ruins farther south - much here is famously 'not one stone on another'.

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