North Africa American Cemetery


Around 750m along the road from La Malga Cisterns, a striking forest of white crosses bears testament to the Americans killed in North Africa during WWII. There are 2841 neatly ordered graves at the cemetery and a Wall of Remembrance to 3724 others missing in action.

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1. Damous El Karita Basilica

0.27 MILES

The ruins of this once-monumental church are 400m north of the massive Mosque Malik Ibn Anas Carthage. The basilica was 65m by 45m, with nine aisles, and…

2. Roman Theatre

0.54 MILES

This Roman-era theatre has been almost totally – and very unsympathetically – reconstructed, so unfortunately it's one of Carthage's most disappointing…

3. Roman Villas

0.61 MILES

A visit to this former residential enclave gives a real sense of refined ancient Roman life in Carthage. The reconstructed Villa of the Aviary is the…

4. La Malga Cisterns

0.75 MILES

The restored and extremely impressive remnants of the huge 2nd-century-AD cisterns that housed Roman Carthage’s water supply are located at the foot of…

5. Galerie d'Art Essaadi

0.83 MILES

Owned and operated by photographer Mohamed Ali Essaadi, this space stages individual and group shows by young and emerging artists.

6. Antonine Baths

0.84 MILES

The Romans chose a sublime seaside setting for this monumental terme (bath complex), a short walk downhill from the Roman villas. Begun under Hadrian and…

7. Galerie Saladin

0.85 MILES

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8. L’Acropolium

0.88 MILES

The architect of this now deconsecrated 19th-century French-built cathedral employed an unorthodox mix of Moorish, Byzantine and Gothic architectural…