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“Wonderful Baths.”

Ancient Roman Baths
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Carthage and Sidi Bou Said Half-Day Guided Tour from Tunis
Ranked #2 of 12 things to do in Carthage
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“Wonderful Baths.”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

These Roman Baths are sited on the Tunisian coast ( the Antonine baths) and are reasonably well preserved. Another masterpiece of Roman engineering. When the Romans discovered how concrete would stick stones together they were off on a building spree. This baths complex is very large and very accessible to the public. This is a shame because in time tourists will damage the area as they clamber over the stones ( and complain about the uneven surfaces).
There is a good information display, covered providing an overview of the complex.
If history interests you, put this on your list.

Visited March 2013
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Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

Even if you aren't as in to history as maybe myself or my fiancee, this is a must do on your holiday in Tunisia. Even for the view of the North African coast alone, this is a beautiful site. Yes, most of Carthage is gone because it's been excavated and rebuilt on over the millenia, but these Antonine baths are a testament to a time long past. Excellently preserved and a part of the world's heritage and culture. The locals should be proud to have this on their doorstep. This is a real must-see. No excuses!

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“Brilliant - A must see”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

Antonine Baths are a must see on any visit to Carthage. Most tour companies offer great value trips or I guess you could fly solo? A tour guide (thank you Adel from Thomson / First Choice) will make these places come alive for you. Loads of Carthaginian stuff to see too in this area worth a day out of any vacation.

Visited March 2013
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“Best off-peak; take your time”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

The astonishing Antonine Baths were the largest Roman baths in Africa and the third largest worldwide. Don't expect to take a dip or even to see any actual baths (as per Bath, UK), but with a little imagination, the ruins comes alive.

Visiting off-peak you may find the whole 35,000 sq m site to yourself and it is definitely worth a visit.

8TND per person + 1TND for a camera (total approx £7 for 2 people) will give you access to all of Carthage's Roman sites.

Visited February 2013
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“If you are into history”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

The Ancient Roman Baths were one of the best things we did while traveling in Tunisa. The entrance was 9 dinars - something like 5 euros and it was worth it. Seeing the leftovers of the old Empire was a nice experience and if you want to explore everything I suggest you put on a good pair of walking shoes and bring a lot of water because the site is huge.

Visited May 2012
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