The Roman Theatre of Carthage, Carthage

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See the stage from which the famous ancient Roman writer Apuleius declared his prose at The Roman Theatre of Carthage. This second-century amphitheater, which was demolished by the Vandals in the 5th century, was unearthed at the end of the 19th century and partially restored during 1960s. Today, it serves as a venue for summer theatre festivals and open-air concerts of international artists. Observe the intricate system of vaults that supports the tiers of over 10,000 seats. Hire a guide if you wish to learn more about the history of the site. Plan your The Roman Theatre of Carthage visit and explore what else you can see and do in Carthage using our Carthage tour planner.
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  • We visited both the Amphitheatre and the Antonine baths Roman ruins in Carthage. (32 DT for 3 people - £8.82) If you can appreciate Roman architecture and construction together with the imagination...  more »
  • This seems to be the most intact of the sites of Carthage. We enjoyed being the only visitors clambering around the amphitheatre.  more »
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