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Address: Hammamet, Tunisia

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Roman ruins that need more attention

The people working on the site are friendly. If you've never seen Roman ruins before this would be a great start. The mosaics have retained much of their vibrant colors. We were... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
tkhazem
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The people working on the site are friendly. If you've never seen Roman ruins before this would be a great start. The mosaics have retained much of their vibrant colors. We were told that the entire neighborhood has ruins underground that have yet to unearthed. Apparently they are working with a team of archeologists from Aix-en-Provence. Pupput is apparently an... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Lovely trip and interesting but could have longer there as I love the old ruins and the history but every one seemed in a rush to get back on the coach, we love Tunisia and look forward to going again when we can

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Disliked nothing about Pupput, it is a history buffs ideal.When you get there it looks like nothing but walk down the seemingly empty field and it all unravels, only for those interested in Roman history though.Been here 2 times and it is fantastic to see what a tiny handful of archeologists have uncovered,it is wonderful.There is absolutely nothing here for... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Had a great visit. Very interesting and had a guide who was helpful. Actually he was a technician who worked at the site but very knowledgeable. My wife and I love Roman archaeology so we enjoyed our hour spent walking around. Nice in situ mosaics with also some reproductions. Recommended.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Little of this late Roman/early Byzantine site has been excavated. Apart from a few title plaques (in French) there is no interpretation. This didn't particularly bother us as we understand the general layout of such sites. There were some mosaics of a moderate standard. An oldish guy tagged onto us and tried to explain some of the features (again in... More 

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

We normally do culture/history type holidays but tried a change by going on an all inclusive beach holiday. By day three we needed to get out and explore. We wanted to go to El Jem or Carthage but due to recent attacks we had been advised against it. In these circumstances we headed for a trip to the little known... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We didn't feel safe to have a look around on our own, and from what we could see it is not worthwhile taking the risk

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Nottingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This is a significant Roman site with plenty to see if you are interested, including several mosaics. The entrance fee is minimal, but that is as it should be, since the signage is almost non-existent and the paths are muddy. I seemed to be the only visitor (on a cold February morning) but maybe that's the charm of the place... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We visited during October, which may explain the odd visit.. When we arrived we thought it must be closed, as there was nobody around and it seemed like a bit of a ghost town! We went to the entrance gate and found the guard asleep! When he woke up he was very friendly, and took us around the site. It... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

there is so many nice place for see but before u go there need check informations wich part u want go. ıt was nice experince in roman site witth fantastic view.

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