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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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All reviews ancient city sidi bou roman empire large area half day visit the main road worth a visit roman villas every corner certain parts keep in mind interested in roman history be fair follow the signs interesting trip extra dinar on site
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Suzanna T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank WhiteLightinX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Friedrich L
Reviewed 20 June 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

1  Thank Henk D
Reviewed 26 April 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.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Yoku better take a Local guide not to miss the details . See the ruins by the see after you should visit Sidi bu Said for a nice break and rest

Thank Yavuz D
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We hired a car and driver to take us to see some of these wonderful roman remains.It is fascinating that there are still buildings and lifestyle items to be viewed after such a long time.Guide books are needed prior to any visit to fully appreciate...More

Thank loujohn57
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Carthage is a treasure. You justvwalk around and you almost stumble into spectaclar ruins from the Punic amd Roman eras. Use a seasoned guide, and walk from site to site through a full day. That is what we did. You will not regret it It...More

Thank Aboudy G
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This place is in really good condition considering it is ruins. The only thing it needs is more signage. What was a little concerning was we saw some workmen trying to remove some plants that had grown in gaps on the site. They were hitting...More

Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I guess this is the best historic Roman site to visit in the whole of Carthage as it is a large area to walk over. Best if you had a guide. I didn't have any so had to rely on Google. Entrance is TND10 which...More

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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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Response from H0liday042011 | Reviewed this property |
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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