Carthage

Carthage began as a Phoenician colony, became a powerful city in the Mediterranean. However, after the third Punic war, Carthage was destroyed by Rome. Today it is a quiet suburb of Tunis.

Carthage

Carthage's power came from the sea. It was a major trading port, as well as having a powerful naval fleet. This view shows the remains of the old naval port, a semi-circular port with an island in the middle.

Carthage

Boat ramp

The island used to be the dock for many many war ships. However, most of these have been covered up over the centuries.

Boat ramp

Old naval port, Carthage

Today, the naval port is a quiet inlet in the suburb of Carthage.

Old naval port, Carthage

Carthage ruins

Some Roman ruins on the top of the hill overlooking Carthage.

Carthage ruins

Carthage view

Not much remains of old Carthage.

Carthage view

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