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Carthaginian Ruins: Tours & Tickets

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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

Can't say enough about the ruins of Carthage...However, you need to go with a guide to appreciate the history, as there are little or no information to get an understanding of this amazing historical area. Most memorable part for me was the ruins of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank dfox48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a pity to see how a Unesco site is neglected to this extent. The signs that should indicate what ruins you are looking at are so faded it's impossible to make any sense of what you're seeing. The museum was closed for renovations, so...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are nearby and are interested in the history of Tunisia, you should see the ruins of ancient Carthage. It is full of the ruins of the old town, which will delight you greatly. Many pets also stroll through the ruins, further enhancing their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kizo L
Reviewed 18 August 2019

Who wouldn't be simply thrilled at the opportunity to walk around the remains of one of the greatest cities in the history of civilization? Start at the Carthage Museum and buy your ticket for all sights. Get there right when it opens and you'll have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 August 2019

It really depends on what you enjoy. As a person who enjoys history, the fact that you can stand in the middle of History over 1,000 years old is incredible. To stand on the top of one of the "buildings" and look over all the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MrWuf1
Reviewed 29 July 2019

Unfortunately, there is not much left to remember the greatness of the past. Only fragments of stone walls and a few columns. The only thing well preserved is the old theater, where performances are still held in our days. The ruins are scattered over a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 13 July 2019 via mobile

Only for the most hard core history buffs. Not much here...spread out amongst a few sites. At least when you go to the baths you can walk amongst what little is left.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 327petterw
Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

You pay one price of 12TND and that will give you entry to all the sights as well as the museum (currently closed for renovation). Definitely a great day out but do wear stout walking shoes Not many descriptions at all in the places which...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 26 April 2019

I was surprised that there is still evidence of the city of Punic Carthage. Sadly the museum was closed but the archaeological park is very much available. We got a local guide and spent some time looking around. There is also a good deal of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John L
Reviewed 14 April 2019

Carthago was established as a Phoenician colony by emmigrants from Tyre. Allegedly Dido or whoever was allowed to buy as much land as wouid be covered by a cow's skin. So she cut it into strips and separated a piece of land by it. Carthago...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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7 August 2017|
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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26 February 2015|
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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