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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Carthage Hannibal station via the train and had planned to walk round the ruins, but a taxi driver explained that the site was large and if we wanted to see everything it was a lot of walking. He offered to drive us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Greg548
Reviewed November 8, 2018

If you are a history buff you probably know something about Carthage and about Hannibal. This is where it all began; an incredible "starting point" going back to a time BC. I saw a review titled "Run Down". It goes back over 2000 years. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kwfrost44
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The ruins of Carthage are very nice, but they also cover a whole lot territory. Do not attempt to walk all the sites. For approximately $30 U.S.D. we hired a driver for half a day to take us to both the Carthage highlights (about 4-5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Randy P
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Lots of feel to this place. The mosaics and pillars offer the most substantial remains to see, but the views out over the Med provide ample scope for the imagination. This was a very important place in western history, and the place still captures some...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

This site is great, but it isn't being looked after. People were there doing parkour/ free running over the ruins and there is discarded rubbish all over the site. It really needs them to actual bother maintaining it - I can't see how the entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cari J
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We decided to visit Carthage independently as we didn't really want to go on a coach tour. Getting there is quite easy (go to Carthage Hannibal metro station) but finding each of the sites is a bit more difficult, so we only ended up finding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank suzannat2013
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Carthage was founded by Queen Dido nearly 3000 years ago. On land from the Berbers measured by finely cut oxhide it became one of the wealthiest cities of the ancient world. Central to the trading routes of the Phoenicians, this maritime thallassocracy engaged in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WhiteLightinX
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I am into military history and such and I think if you are not, or do not know the history of Hannibal, Scipio and the likes you might not enjoy this visit- for it is just that- Ruins. To anyone else, this really is an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Friedrich L
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Great place to visit if you like history, with 5 different area's 20 minutes outside of Tunis, very easy to go there with a rental car. Combine it with a half day visit to Sidi Bou Said, the most beautiful village I have seen in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Henk D
Reviewed April 26, 2018

The site is large and with numerous buildings, but could use more written information for visitors, so that you know what exactly you are looking at.

Date of experience: April 2018
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August 7, 2017|
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Response from Michael D | Reviewed this property |
Not entirely sure, probably like most museums 8am-5pm-ish, though I was there at around 7:30am, and I know they have nighttime shows. One needs to purchase a ticket at one of the sites before going further, which gives... More
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Hello Kay We stayed in Port el Kantoui and normally would research places to visit independently. However we decided to use a local tour operator and it was well worth doing (roads are not brilliant, public transport... More
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