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Remarkable Roman site of a once prosperous town with the capitol, theater...

Remarkable Roman site of a once prosperous town with the capitol, theater and a Punic mausoleum.

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It was really beautiful and well conserved keeping in mind that is located far away from evrything. The trip is a bit loger than expected, but in the way you can get really nice... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2012
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

Spent the day running through the ruins with my children who loved it and asked to return as soon as possible.

2 Thank Michael_6829
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2012

It was really beautiful and well conserved keeping in mind that is located far away from evrything. The trip is a bit loger than expected, but in the way you can get really nice fruits!!!

2 Thank StelaMarinera
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2012

We took a day trip which included the Water Temple at Zaghouan, Thuburbo Maius, the Commonwealth War Cemetary at Mediez El Bab as well as Dougga. Sometimes it is worth going on a coach trip! The guide was very good and informative. The only problem was that he didn't wait for the group before continuing with his tour, so some... More 

4 Thank oggrocks
Sousse, Tunisia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2012

history grateness of architecture that last thousands of years even if it needs some rest places restaurant may be or a coffee corner some thing that allows to people to spend the whole day admiring grateness of other culture that lived once on the same place we're living today

3 Thank nour z
Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Very few tourists at the site. Fortunately there were NO vendors selling souvenirs! You must pay a dinar for a photo vouchers to take photographs.

8 Thank taxtracker
Moscow, Russia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2012

The ruins are perfectly saved. We were very impressed! It's fantastic. You can easily get the idea about way of life this ancient Roman city. The thermae, public toilets, amphiteatre, good saved houses of rich citizen, bawdy house, temple of Jupiter (it's really great and marvelous) and so on... Definately "must see"!!!

3 Thank Olga_589
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Another Roman site, so many around the Med but it deserves its status. As with Sbeitla it is another city but if possible if better preserved. You need some stamina here as there is a lot of climbing but not only are the ruins wonderful but so is the view of the surrounding countryside. As with all Roman sites there... More 

3 Thank PAULIE36
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2012

far better in many ways to pompeii, but sad that so many artefacts have been taken away since our first visit and it would have been better if the on site shop was open

2 Thank thornyb
Valencia, Spain
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Dougga or Thugga is an ancient Roman city in northern Tunisia. UNESCO qualified Dougga as a World Heritage Site in 1997, believing that it represents “the best-preserved Roman small town in North Africa”. The site, which lies in the middle of the countryside, built on an elevated site overlooking a fertile plain, has been protected from the encroachment of modern... More 

2 Thank Amore64
Algarve, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We traveled away from the sea, in a dificult road , a terrible hot day of August, but when we arrived we are amazed by the vue of the city on the top off the hill. Well preserved , very interesting sites , amazing buildings on their feet, and just for you, because the tourist were very few. If you... More 

3 Thank MEAFaro

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