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Punic Ports & Museum

Rue 2 de Mars, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
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One can just imagine the ships at dock.

I didn't get to the museum, just the port area, where I could 'see' the ancient trading vessels... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Michael D
,
Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Residential area but pretty

Interesting to see nice homes built around the punic port (some ruins too). We were on a bus tour... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
lakwatsera2014
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East Granby, Connecticut
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7 May 2017
“One can just imagine the ships at dock.”
15 Feb 2017
“Residential area but pretty”
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Rue 2 de Mars, Carthage 2016, Tunisia

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

I didn't get to the museum, just the port area, where I could 'see' the ancient trading vessels tied up, unloading cargo etc. Magnificent location, again.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see nice homes built around the punic port (some ruins too). We were on a bus tour, and we were b dung charged 1 euro to take photos. Take dollar bills (not coins). The views were mostly residential. Very expensive real estate. The...More

Thank lakwatsera2014
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Historically very important spot but unfortunately nothing left just some magical vibes and nice sea natural port

Thank Noelle L
Reviewed 21 September 2015

If you have been introduced to the Punic history you will find this place very very interesting. If not; you will most probably be disappointed. I did find it extremely interesting, although only the layout out the original harbours could be identified. But that is...More

Thank CarloWinther
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Whilst on a cruise with MSC we booked a tour and one of the places we visited was this. If we did not have a tour guide we would have been so lost. I dont remember seeing any signs for this whilst on the coach....More

Thank Sid8775
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The greatness of Carthage, burnt to the ground by the Romans, can be seen in the Punic Ports. The way these great people repaired and took care of their ships is remarkable even by today's standards. A visit to the small room where all is...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Remember the Punic Wars? Hardly? A visit to this site will lead you back into the history books and give you an appreciation for the cleverness of just how the Carthaginians fooled the navies and armies of their time.

1  Thank Tenighir
Reviewed 27 January 2014

not a big place but certainly the best museum if your into the history of ports. situated on the central island situated in the circular Carthaginian military harbour the rectangular commercial port is to the east. Excavated by a British archaeolgical team in the 1980's...More

Thank malek_1962
Reviewed 7 January 2014

The place during sunset has nice atmosphere with the view of the sea, the small lake, the mountain (or hill) and colorful boats docked on the bay. We went here after the visit to the tiny Museum nearby. Check the small display of the models...More

Thank BucketingBuddies
Reviewed 19 December 2013

This really does not look like much, as not a lot has been escalated, but once you learn about how this port was a hidden port….it is so fascinating. The "Museum" is only but a tiny room with replicas of what the port used to...More

Thank DOHAJO
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