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Byrsa Hill, Carthage 2016, Tunisia
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Lovely place and so peaceful. The church is very well maintained and must be visited. If you get a chance to attend an event, it is even better. Really worth a visit.

Thank Saira T
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The cathedral was about a 10 to 15 minute walk from Hannibal station. It was small, the interior was rather colourful and pleasant, but a 10 minute visit was all I really needed. Apart from the painted ceiling and walls, there isn't much of note...More

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I visited the cathedral 10 minutes before closing time. The moment I stepped inside it took my breath away. My first instinct was to take a video and I'm so glad I did! Totally beautiful inside and well worth visiting if you are a lover...More

Thank Roxana F
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

This 19th century, now “desacralised” cathedral, was meant to dominate Carthage. But what it does is spoil the Carthage Byrsa site with its unique ancient features from the Punic birth of a civilisation. It just should not be there. It’s design is kitsch too.

Thank Aboudy G
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Wouldn`t it have been better if the archaeologists had been allowed to excavate the whole site rather than allow French colonial rulers to erect this now redundant Cathedral? While on a stunning site (the views around are fantastic) the comment by Prince Charles about a...More

Thank tmacquiban
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

You pay an extra 5 dinar to go inside this but they have used the money well on renovations. It’s lovely inside, beautiful stained glass windows and done very old wall artwork.

Thank streakey
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

The architecture, design and colors are worth the 5 dinar entry fee ... lovely! Interesting mix of French and Tunisian influences.

Thank darwin d
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Not sure why someone would visit this cathedral, especially those who've been in a cathedral before. You cannot go up to the top for pictures, it's locked. Be advised that you pay extra for entry, not included in museum & arch. site ticket.

Thank Alex J
Reviewed August 9, 2017

It is on the campus of museum, but you can not get in with you ticket that gets you in the other sites. So I didn't go inside. We were on a quick tour. But the external views are beautiful and amazing contrast to the...More

Thank ciararivera
Reviewed June 15, 2017

An excellent location. Worth the walk uphill. Unfortunately there isn't a cafe o have a warm or cold drink. You have however less than a five minute walk to the 5 star hotel Villa Didon, where you may eat and drink all that you want...More

Thank Aschraaf B
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