Carthaginian Ruins and Carthaginian Sites

If you’re looking to explore Carthaginian ruins and Carthaginian sites and want to find the best places to view the history of the Carthaginian Empire then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a great selection of Carthaginian ruins and Carthaginian sites and you can plan some fantastic things to see on your travels. Once you’ve explored the list of Carthaginian sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring Carthaginian ruins and Carthaginian sites.

If you're planning on visiting the ancient city of Carthage itself, you may wish to explore our Carthage Sites Map.

Our database of Carthaginian historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Carthaginian sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Historvius now by visiting our upload page.

Carthage: Site Index

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Byrsa Hill

Part of the Archaeological site of Carthage, Byrsa Hill contains a number of remains from the original Punic city of Carthage as well as the Carthage National Museum and St Louis Cathedral.

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Cannae Battlefield

Cannae Battlefield is the location of Hannibal’s greatest victory in 216 BC over a huge Roman army led Consuls Varro and Paullus.

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Carthage

The most famous of all Carthaginian ruins and Carthaginian sites, Carthage was once one of the most powerful cities of the ancient world. Today, its ruins can be found on the outskirts of modern Tunis.

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Carthage National Museum

Carthage National Museum contains a wide selection of artefacts and exhibitions from the Punic, Roman and Byzantine periods of Carthage. It is a good place to begin you exploration of the ruins of this ancient city.

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Carthage Punic Port and Museum

The Carthage Punic Port and Museum hold the remains of the ancient military naval base of the Punic city of Carthage.

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Djemila

Djemila in Algeria is the site of extensive Roman ruins of a former military base.

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Leptis Magna

Leptis Magna was once one of the most important African cities of the Roman Empire and is now an impressive Carthaginian archaeological site in Tripoli.

Nora Archaeological Site

One of many Carthaginian ruins in Sardinia, the Nora Archaeological Site houses ancient Phoenician, Carthaginian, and Roman ruins.

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Sanctuary of Tophet

The Sanctuary of Tophet is an ancient Cartheginian burial site containing a vast number of children’s graves.

Su Nuraxi di Barumini

Su Nuraxi di Barumini is a pretty UNESCO-listed prehistoric site in Sardinia and one of the island’s many nuraghe. It also contains some Carthaginian ruins.

Tharros

Tharros, in Sardinia, was founded by the Phoenicians and contains mostly Roman and Carthaginian ruins.

The Bardo Museum

The Bardo Museum is an archaeological museum in Tunisia most renowned for its Roman mosaic collection and Carthaginian exhibitions.

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The Magon Quarter

The Magon Quarter in Carthage holds the remains of a small Punic residential site and section of the ancient defensive wall.

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Trasimene Battlefield

Trasimene Battlefield is the location of major defeat of the Roman army by Hannibal during the Second Punic War.

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Trebbia Battlefield

Location of the first major battle of the Second Punic War between Hannibal and the Roman consuls Scipio and Longus.