Dougga, or Thugga, is an ancient Roman city in northern Tunisia located within an archaeological site that covers an area of approximately 75 hectares. Dougga has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997 and is considered as “the best-preserved Roman small town in North Africa”. One can easily spend hours walking through this ancient city with its well-preserved components.
These ancient ruins stand as a testimony to over 17 centuries of history and unique integration of Numidian, Punic, Hellenistic, and Roman cultural influences. You will be amazed to find the site of Dougga to be outstanding conservation of the complete ruins of an ancient city. This archaeological site will give you an idea of the town layout as you walk through the ruins of the amphitheater, baths, temples, tombs, roads, toilets, and more.