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In the Punic Wall you will encounter one of the most important episodes in the history of the Mediterranean, the Punic Wars between the Carthaginians and the Romans. You will meet the legendary past of Qart Hadast founded by the general Hasdrubal in...more
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Calle de San Diego 25, 30390 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
Not the largest excavated historical site but one certainly packed with many interesting artefacts. Unfortunately the "grave-robbers" got there before the historians though there is still a great deal of interest visiting the "cellar" holding the remains of citizens past. Some small "tombs" set into...More
Remnants of the walls built by the Carthaginians who occupied Southern Spain and Cartagena in the 3rd century B.C. They were defeated by the Roman general Scipio in the Punic Wars. All that remains of the massive walls are 30 meters or so found on...More
The Museo De La Muralla Punica is built around a section of the old Punic Wall, which encircled the city before Roman occupation. On the floor below there is also the walls of a 16th-century hermitage complete with tombs filled with human bones. On the...More
I was the only visitor, but the reception staff were really helpful and I was shown a 10 minute video explaining the background to the Wall. After that you can see a part of the Wall and it all makes sense. They also had a...More
This museum will take you about an hour to go through--maybe not even that long. It is a small place, preserving sections of the Punic wall and containing some eerie looking tombs. There was a gladiator exhibit there that kids might find interesting. If you...More
A small museum which will take about an hour and costs €3.50. The initial video presentation was interesting, also seeing the remains of the original city wall and crypt built by the Carthaginians. However the museum has few other references to that period in history...More
I really enjoyed visiting this little museum. The walls itself are amazing and so is the little crypt built next to it.
The video is very informative.
One of the things I missed here was some more information on the Cartagans. Sure there was the...More
This is an interesting addition to the day's tour of ruins, presenting a different viewpoint from the forum or theatre. Nice temporary exhbition about gladiators, including facts of which we were unaware. Loved the recreation of the 'tomb' area.