The Magon Quarter (or district) is located by the sea, a short distance south of the famous Antonine baths, the land was the last that had escaped urbanization.
The excavations that have been carried out there have brought to light the only visible part of the ramparts of Carthage, dating from the end of the 6th or the beginning of the 5th century BC, with its foundation blocks, of which only one weighs more than 13 tons, as well as traces of a postern next to the first bastion and casemates added in the 4th century BC.
They also allowed the discovery of remains of Punic period houses from the last period in the state of the destruction of the city by the Roman armies, and houses dating from the Roman period.
What to see:
– the Malga cisterns
– the amphitheater
– the circus
– the Damous Carita basilica
– the Antonine baths
– the so-called Odéon district
– From 16/09 to 31/05: 08.30 – 17.00
– From 01/06 to 15/09: 08:00 – 18:00
08.00 – 17.00
Group ticket. Open all week.