Hotel Amilcar

nr Sidi Bou Said, Carthage, Tunisia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Carthage

Carthage and Sidi Bousaid

A travel blog entry by tofor85

88

... seem to be the case. The hotel recommended we do a tour with a cab. Oh boy, here comes rip off city. Fortunately this wasn't the case. We had a great day out thanks to the guidance of our Tunisian cab driver come guide, Nourah. The hotel recommended him as their best English speaking guide. His English vocabulary and understanding was probably around 17 words, but every one helped, and it was fun trying ...

Carthage

A travel blog entry by noyelles

5

Wednesday 17th April

Carthage is a suburb of Tunis & here we drove up to the main hill where the Romans had built their forum over Carthaginian houses & the site was excavated in the 1920s & 30s. It overlooks the sea & the Tunis lakes. Carthage was founded by the Phoenicians who fought the Romans in the Punic wars which they lost eventually in 146 BC. The city then had a population of about 100,000 & later, ...

All that's left of Carthage

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

110

A whole bunch of awesome sites, some massive, some barely worth the walk...but all are full of so much history and get the imagination going.

Lots and lots of pictures, as Carthage was the whole point of this trip...

The ruins of the massive Antonin Baths, the Roman bath house by the sea, are awesome.
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Into Africa

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

2

Good grief. It's been a while, hasn't it guys? At least it feels like that to me. Since the last entry, I've left Sete, eventually made it to Marseille, kicked around and drank too much beer and then left the continent entirely, arriving in Tunis exhausted, filthy and desperate for a bed and a clean toilet, and the ability to sleep without hearing "papaaaaa!" every two minutes. Let's start at the beginning, shall we? A few days ago (I've lost all sense of what day it is) I got ...

Come with me to the Kasbah

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

10

... throughout the centuries to become this superb example of Arab-Moslem 17th and 18th century architecture and decoration with its vaulted ceilings, galleries and cupolas. It also claims to be the finest collection of Roman mosaics in the world. Acquisitions from all parts of the Tunisian territory have been collected and arranged by date and place of origin into departments corresponding to the main stages in Tunisia's history. Clearly spoiled by ...

Location

This hotel, located on nr Sidi Bou Said, Carthage, is near Carthage Museum.
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