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Roman head in the ruins of Leptis Magna, Libya. _ Leptis Magna, also known as Leptis Changes was a thriving city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Al Khums, Libya. It was one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire due to Septimius Severus, who rose and embellished, rising stately public buildings, a port, a market, warehouses, shops and residential neighborhoods. The city was probably founded by Phoenician settlers in 1100 BC
CARTHAGE, Tunisia Queen Dido founded Carthage c. 814 B.C., and the city was the center of the Phoenician empire before the Romans conquered it in 146 A.D. In subsequent centuries it hosted the Vandals, Christians, and Arabs. Today, visitors can see the Punic ports, Antonine baths, necropolises, theater, amphitheater, and basilicas. Insider Tip: You can get to Carthage on the TGM light rail line from Tunis. It's easy to explore the town on foot once you arrive.