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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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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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

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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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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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London
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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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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The ruins were good,but it was a cold day and we were more interested in keeping warm,would be better visiting when warmer,but definitely worth going

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Does Carthage needs to be explained ? I think the aura of the city, that once controlled the known world, speaks of itself

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Ancient ruins are treated with varying degrees of respect throughout the world and with this in mind we were pleasantly surprised to see that there are still many visible signs of Roman architecture in Carthage - a strong imagination and a general knowledge of the history of that area aided with some modern technology helped to bring this to life... More 

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Mahopac, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Huge Roman bath, small hilltop museum, Punic sacrificial site, 2nd century churches, Carthage is an interesting place to stroll around for a day. Unfortunately, the Paleo-Christian Museum has been closed for a long time and doesn't look like it will open anytime in the near future.

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