Punic Port, Tunis
The port was filled in after Carthage fell. In the 2nd century AD, Romans began using the area again by porting their merchant fleet in the area. They also built two temples on the site. After four centuries, it was entirely unused and eventually fell into the ruins that exist today.
A small museum rests in the area. It has models of what the port might have looked like when Carthage was in its prime. While the museum doesn't have a wide array of exhibits, it is worth seeing the models that were carefully put together.
Along with the ruins, visitors should go to the Punic Port to catch a stunning view of the Gulf of Tunis and the inlet that surrounds the port.
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Punic Port on Map
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