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Ruins of Kerkuane

Nabeul, Tunisia
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Nabeul
Type: Ancient Ruins
Description: Archaeologists date these Punic ruins back to the fifth century. Scholars agree that the site displays a good example of Phoenician town planning.
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The ruins are definitely worth a visit, although explanations and signs could use an upgrade. But use your imagination, walk off the beaten path (of course outside fencing too!) and you will be rewarded with a nice experience.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A unique experienc of the way the Carthaginians lived. the ruins include the personal baths. A visit to the luseum is a must to see some beautifully preservd arifacts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

These Punic rooms are one of the only sites remaining in the world. The site needs some additional explantion/interpretation. The site is very difficult to get to without private transportation or a tour. The site is huge and the location next to the sea gives it a wow factor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Kerkouane is unique in that it was not over built in the Roman or later period. The site was excivated in the 1950s and still there is at least half to be examined. There you can see houses with simple mosiacs of a black ground with white tessera .In several houses hip baths still exist so too a shower basin.The... More

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