Site Archeologique de Carthage, Carthage

Soak up the history of one of the ancient world's greatest imperial centers at Site Archeologique de Carthage, a World Heritage Site. Founded by the Phoenicians in the 9th century BCE, the city served as the capital of the Carthaginian Empire until its destruction by the Romans in 146 BCE. Many of the remains seen today date back to the Roman rule--the bathhouses and amphitheater remain particularly important examples of Roman building. An onsite museum helps to illuminate the complex and important history of the area, and highlight how various conquering nations influenced the city's cultural and artistic heritage. Use our Carthage road trip planning tool to add Site Archeologique de Carthage and other attractions to your Carthage vacation plans.
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  • The archeological site of Carthage covers a vast area and it helps if you are expecting ruins and appreciate them for what they are and are not expecting reconstructed archeology everywhere.  more »
  • It’s an archaeology site of the Carthage ancient port and the ruins. Over 2800 years ago, Carthage was the king of sea trade in the Mediterranean Sea. Although only the ruins are remained, you still.....  more »

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