Bulla Regia is a significant Ancient Roman archaeological site in Tunisia with a fascinating set of subterranean villas and other monuments.
Tunisia was annexed into the Roman Empire in approximately 46 BC, under Julius Caesar. Previously a Berber site, Bulla Regia flourished under the Romans, who built a series of monuments and public buildings in the area, such as its amphitheatre.
Amongst the remains at Bulla Regia, there are its famous two-storey villas, with the lower storey located underground to protect its inhabitants from the elements. A further characteristic of these villas is the fact that many of them contain original Roman mosaics, still in situ.
Bulla Regia features as one of our Top 10 Tunisian Visitor Attractions.
Bulla Regia is located approximately 60km south of Tabarka in Tunisia. Several tour companies go there – ask your hotel.
Open daily, 8am-6pm. Entry costs 2 DT, 1 DT extra for camera.
Route C59, Northwest Tunisia
Contact local tourist office
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