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Address: Rue 2 de Mars, Carthage 2016, Tunisia

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The Punic Ports are located in a tiny, picturesque inlet of the sea where one can just make out the final remains of what must once have been a tremendously important port. With... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Punic Ports are located in a tiny, picturesque inlet of the sea where one can just make out the final remains of what must once have been a tremendously important port. With an active sense of imagination (without which it is impossible to enjoy this site) one can almost feel the buzz of this place in its heyday when... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

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

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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 however an amassing thing itself after so many centuries. Do not miss the small building... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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. However the tour guide made this. He explained how the ports would have been during... More 

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Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 explained is highly recommended.

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Diamond Bar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and opened by Queen Elizabeth II the models of the port are more than interesting... More 

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dubai
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 of the proposed port inside the port building. It's a nice place to chill and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 look like. As I said, not much to see but totally fascinating to understand the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

This is the place where the history of Carthage came to alive the most for me in Tunis. And that is what I love. History coming to flesh. A marine power, because of this port Carthage became so great as it was. The museum is small but very interesting and informative with great miniature-reconstructions about the port in Punic and... More 

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