Historic sites in Tunisia

If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Tunisia and the surrounding area then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a fantastic selection of  Historic Sites in Tunisia and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection. Once you’ve explored the  Historic Sites in Tunisia you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

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

Tunisia: Site Index

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Bulla Regia

Bulla Regia was an Ancient Roman settlement in Tunisia, now famous for its subterranean villas.

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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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Carthage

Carthage was once one of the most powerful cities of the ancient world. Today, the ruins of ancient Carthage can be found on the outskirts of modern day 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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Carthage Roman Theatre and Odeon

The Roman Theatre and Odeon in Carthage are the remains of the ancient public buildings which once held more than 5,000 spectators. The theatre has been significantly restored.

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Carthage Roman Villas and Kobba Bent el Rey

This site contains the well preserved remains of the wealthier elements of Roman Carthage, including a 4th century underground villa.

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Dougga

Dougga is an impressively well-preserved and UNESCO-listed ancient site in Tunisia.

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El Jem Amphitheatre

El Jem Amphitheatre is a magnificent UNESCO listed third century site in Tunisia.

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Enfidaville War Cemetery

Enfidaville War Cemetery is a World War II Commonwealth graveyard in Tunisia.

Haidra

Haidra contains the remains of the Roman city of Ammaedara and includes a number of interesting ruins including the large Byzantine fort and underground Roman baths.

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Kasserine

Kasserine was an ancient Roman settlement known as Cillium, the remains of which can be seen today.

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La Malga Cisterns

Amazingly well preserved ancient storage tanks, these cisterns supplied water to the ancient city of Carthage and, though slightly off the beaten track, are well worth a visit.

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Medina of Tunis

The Medina of Tunis is the historic quarter of Tunis and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Roman Amphitheatre of Carthage

Once holding over 30,000 spectators, the Roman Amphitheatre of Carthage was one of the biggest ancient stadia in North Africa. Today much of the site lies in ruins but it is still worth a visit.

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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.

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Sbeitla

Sbeitla in Tunisia flourished as a Roman city from the 1st century AD.

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The Antonine Baths

One of the largest ancient bath complexes ever built, the ruins of the second century Antonine Baths are a real treasure to explore.

The Bardo Museum

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

The Kasserine Pass

The Kasserine Pass in Tunisia was the site of a major US defeat during World War II.

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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.

The North Africa American Cemetery

The North Africa American Cemetery is a World War II military graveyard in Tunisia.

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The Zaghouan Aqueduct

Built by the Emperor Hadrian, the Zaghouan Aqueduct supplied water to the Roman city of Carthage and stretched for over 100 miles.