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Carthaginian Ruins

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Address: Carthage, Tunisia
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1/34 10 77

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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Full-Day Tour of Carthage, Sidi Bou Said and Bardo Museum from Tunis

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A historic monument

Interesting place that takes you back in time with a splendid view of the sea but be careful in summer it is burning hot

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bardo museum is one of the most important museums in the world. Its reputation is due to the quality and variety of its archaeological pieces, jewels derived from a Tunisian history rich in several millennia and several civilizations.

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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Interesting place that takes you back in time with a splendid view of the sea but be careful in summer it is burning hot

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Purchased one ticket that gave me access to 8 different sites. Weather was excellent. Spent the most time in the Museum of Carthage. Excellent museum with impressive mosaics (inside and outside) and pottery.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Mostly dispiriting. See the Ports, Byrsa Hill, Antonine Baths. You've got a wide choice of TGM stations to hop between. The railway is pleasant. Maybe hop off at La Goulette, get a decent non-Bou Said price meal. Sort of place one ought to make an effort to see while here. Best make it a meagre effort in this stretched out... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Its a very nice and peaceful place on sea side good spring morning activity! I recommend it with the cathedral saint Louis in carthage and sidi bousaid village they are all in the same area

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Definitely a must see if you are in Tunis. Very few tourists in Tunisia so it feels like you have the place to yourself. The ruins are well preserved and very iterating to see how people lived hundreds of years ago.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The archeological site is not very impressive, so I would recommand it only to history lovers.... We were there in the early afternoon so it was quite hot and not very good light for taking photographs...

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Get in here on the ten dinar inclusive ticket. Its easy to find and not too far from station. Well worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

It was a good visit, but this archaeological site is extremely overrated comparing to many other Archaeological sites in Tunisia.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

If our guide spoke better Russian I would probably be excited by the Carthage's history and legends, but apart from that these are very unimpressive ruins and a museum. The ruins in Jordan, for example, are much more spectacular. Whilst taking 1 dinar for the permission to take photo the guards somehow missed out the fact that our guide climbed... More 

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