Hotel Amilcar

Address: nr Sidi Bou Said, Carthage, Tunisia | Hotel
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This hotel, located on nr Sidi Bou Said, Carthage, is near Carthage Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Carthage

Toward the Algerian Border: Destination Le Kef

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 12, 2014

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... continues to attract Muslims from all over the world. The most important mosque in the city is the great Mosque of Sidi-Uqba or the Great Mosque of Kairouan. It is said that seven pilgrimages to this mosque is considered the equivalent of one pilgrimage to Mecca.

We did not have time to see any of the sites of Kairouan. In hindsight, we should have designed our tour over two days, spending a night at Le Kef and returning to Tunis via Kairouan ...


A travel blog entry by noyelles on Apr 17, 2013

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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 on Nov 20, 2012

110 photos

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.

Back to antiquity

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Jul 31, 2012

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After a day unwinding and relaxing poolside it's good to be doing some sightseeing. We're going back to antiquity today to see evidence of Tunisia's Phoenician and Roman past as well as a trip to the beautiful town of Sidi Bou Said.

Founded by the Phoenicians, Carthage's hillside location enabled it to dominate the Gulf of Tunis and the surrounding plain. As the metropolis ...

Rock the Kasbah

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey on Aug 12, 2010


... Here we go. He doesn't seem threatening so I decide to play the game. "can I practice my English with you? Come, let's go inside." He invites me into his little shop. It is filled with souvenirs and big bottles of scent essences. "Do you like Tunis?" he asks. I nod. "yes, the people are quite friendly." He writes down a couple of things to see in the medina in French and Arabic and then asks me my name. I tell him, and he writes it in Arabic. "Now," he says. "Would you like to look ...

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