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Acropolium of Carthage (Colline de Byrsa, Carthage) — a.k.a. Saint Louis Cathedral, is an old Roman Catholic cathedral located in Carthage (outskirts of Tunis). The cathedral, proximate to ancient Punic and Roman ruins, was built in 1890 (the early years that Tunisia was a French protectorate). The cathedral was named after France’s King Louis IX, […]
Central Park Mall (Rue Mokhtar Attia/Rue Jean Jaurès, Tunis) – this is a three-level shopping center with various retailers (such as Mango, Puma, Motivi, and others), a food court, and a supermarket.
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Tunis: Avis: +216 71 205 347 Camelcar: +216: 71 963 409 Clicar: +216 22 625 713 Europcar: +216 29 354 598 Sixt: +216 70 729 292
Antonine Baths (Amilcar, Carthage) — Located on the seaside at the north-eastern corner of ancient Carthage, the Antonine Baths today retain very little of their former splendor. Of the largest bath complex in the African provinces and the third largest bath complex in the Roman world, measuring about 35,000 sq. meters, only remnants of the […]
Camel Rides — known to the Arabs as “The Ship of the Desert”, camels are the ultimate way to explore the Tunisian Sahara, riding on the camel, you slip into the rhythm of the desert. Visitors rise at dawn and rest in the full heat of the early afternoon. In the evening, participants in camel […]
The small nation of Tunisia (located in the middle of the North African coast – whose Mediterranean shoreline faces Sicily and Sardinia) has a rich history which goes back to the Phoenicians, who first settled there in the 12th century BC. Out of that migration from what’s now Lebanon, the civilization of Carthage was eventually […]