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In the Punic Wall you will encounter one of the most important episodes in the history of the Mediterranean, the Punic Wars between the Carthaginians and the Romans. You will meet the legendary past of Qart Hadast founded by the general Hasdrubal in...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Calle de San Diego 25, 30390 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
I was the only visitor, but the reception staff were really helpful and I was shown a 10 minute video explaining the background to the Wall. After that you can see a part of the Wall and it all makes sense. They also had a...More
This museum will take you about an hour to go through--maybe not even that long. It is a small place, preserving sections of the Punic wall and containing some eerie looking tombs. There was a gladiator exhibit there that kids might find interesting. If you...More
A small museum which will take about an hour and costs €3.50. The initial video presentation was interesting, also seeing the remains of the original city wall and crypt built by the Carthaginians. However the museum has few other references to that period in history...More
I really enjoyed visiting this little museum. The walls itself are amazing and so is the little crypt built next to it.
The video is very informative.
One of the things I missed here was some more information on the Cartagans. Sure there was the...More
This is an interesting addition to the day's tour of ruins, presenting a different viewpoint from the forum or theatre. Nice temporary exhbition about gladiators, including facts of which we were unaware. Loved the recreation of the 'tomb' area.
In this museum you can remnants of the ancient wall before the Roman period. The museum is built on the remains, but with respect for the history and significance of them. In the basement you can see crypts with a skull and bones in some...More
Starting in 227 BC, the Punic Wall once encircled Cartagena to keep out the Romans. Unbelievable that through wars, earthquakes and human habitation, that any part of the wall still exists. At the site, there is a small museum, gift shop, and rest rooms above....More
It's a small museum and the entry cost is €3.50 which I thought was a little steep, but it is worth a visit. There is something awesome about seeing such a well-preserved structure which is literally 2000 years old. I also found the crypt pretty...More