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Carthage Land Hammamet

Hammamet, Tunisia

Carthage Land Hammamet




The Punic War: Take control of these bumper carriages in the shape of Carthaginian boats and demonstrate your courage and daring against the attacks of enemy boats.


The Conquerors of the Mediterranean: Embark on a breathtaking experience. On board a boat sailing at full speed, you will take curves and dizzying falls from 6 to 13 m, all along a course of 355m of refreshing sensations.


The Journey of Hannon: Embark aboard this majestic Carthaginian boat and take your seat for an unrestrained course on the waves of a raging 2km long river. With family or friends, master this boat and try to arrive safely.


The Hannibal March: Fly over Carthageland on the back of elephants, those of the most formidable General of the history of Carthage who knew how to make them cross the Alps there already more than 2000 years.


The Dragon : A relaxing and  refreshing walk aboard small boats to entertain young and old.


Carousel: Relive the charm of old rides, nostalgic carousels of yesteryear! Landmark as part of everyone's childhood memories, children, families and friends will enjoy riding in our beautiful carousel.


KING KONG : King Kong Spinning Coaster ...!

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush and the most incredible entertainment in Hammamet, KING KONG, is for you!

It is a unique attraction in the world, "KING KONG" a Spinning Coaster, is personalized and exclusive to Carthage land.

King Kong is inspired by the famous and legendary giant gorilla of Hollywood with the high definition of the characteristics and the naturalness of its movements and its roars.

Installed on the rooftops of the medina at an altitude of 10 m with a rise of 13 m peak and a speed of up to 60 km per hour, with a real sound & light special effects show with video technology Mapping (3D projection technique).


AQUALAND : In your jerseys, ready, slip ... Everyone in the water!

Aqualand offers you family fun all summer long. Water slides, water playgrounds and a full service restaurant.

Come and cool off and have fun with all your family!


Multi Slider: Four parallel tracks with a height of 9 m, for downhill enthusiasts in groups.


 Wave pool: Come discover the sensations of a very rough sea. Waves, with hollows of 60 cm, will make you capsize ... of pleasure !!!


ALADIN Parc :  Embark on a journey in the mysterious footsteps of Aladdin!!

Dark Ride : Armed with a laser gun, test your ability to target targets to collect points, challenge your competition and win prizes.

Mirror Maze : Discover the mystery of an ice palace where everything is illusion. Be faster than others to find your way at the risk of remaining forever prisoner of this place.

 Fun House : Test your sense of balance. Experience a bewildering experience with optical games, skill tests and traps designed to unseat you ...



 On a floor area of 1350m2, the world of Ali Baba is dedicated to all children from 1 to 12 years old.

Open all year, you can explore all the attractions accompanied or not your parents according to your size.

A giant labyrinth to explore through the many bridges, descents by the slides, diving in the ball pools, have fun with the bullets ...

The Ali Baba Park promotes the development of the orientation, the sense of challenge, the sensitivity, the conviviality, the physical activity and the sharing of the games all this while having fun.


 CINEMA 5D : 5D movie screenings.



MEDINA DISCOVERY : A journey through time !!

Discover the fantastic adventure of the corsairs of the Mediterranean in the ports, the young Barbarous learn the miles and a tricks to become pirates.

Crossroads of Civilizations and Religions, this museum allows to compare the history of religions through related objects: manuscripts, models, objects of worship, ...

Immerse yourself in the remarkable works of Orientalism

through magnificent reconstructions of scenes revealing the feminine sensuality and everyday life of the men of the East.

3000 years of Mediterranean history. 21 minutes of sound and light show in 6 languages.



Welcome to the show of the brothers Barberousse! Along a stream reminiscent of the shores of the Mediterranean, you wander in a boat, winding the scenery that will tell you one of the greatest historical adventures in Tunisia, that of Khair-Eddine Barbarossa. Songs and warlike music will immerse you in the atmosphere of the early 16th century, when Tunisia became the stake of a duel between the Habsburg Christian Empire, ruled by Charles V, and the Ottoman Empire of Suleiman the Magnificent. We learn the role of Turkish corsairs, including the famous Khair-Eddine, said Barbarossa There were once four brothers from the small Greek island of Lesbos, son of a Turkish potter and a Greek mother. Elyas, Ishaq, Arroudj and Khair-Eddine would mark the century by their exploits.

Merchants and privateers from an early age, Khair-Eddine and Arroudj seek first to serve the rulers of Egypt and Tunisia. In Algeria, they are called by governors of the coastal cities attacked by the Spaniards. They are very strong and very robust, have red beards, bright eyes that seem to fire. They are energetic, very brave and intrepid, magnanimous and generous.

The Barbarossa brothers will pledge allegiance to the Ottoman sultan Selim for their conquests to come. Arroudjest called "the Red," because of his red beard. That's why they are nicknamed him and his brother, "Les Barbarosses". Sultan Selim grants Arroudj the title of Beyler Bey of Algiers, which becomes a Regency. In a few years, Arroudj submits a large part of Central Maghreb. In 1519, after Arroudj's death, Khair-Eddine also placed himself under Ottoman rule. It is invested by Sultan Selim I as Beylerbey of Africa and its military enterprises are openly supported by Istanbul. The successive victories of Khair-Eddine earned him the wealth and great celebrity in the capital of the Ottoman Empire. He is then invited to "the sublime door" where the pashas present him to Suleiman the magnificent. It is accompanied by hundreds of camels carrying treasures of the Mediterranean coasts. He begs his highness to accept them, and also presents him with lions and leopards that he brought back from Africa.

These presents are very pleasant to Soliman, who gives him the greatest welcome. The pashas listened to him without anxiety and tranquility, but their jealousy awakened when Barbarossa was raised by Sultan Suleiman to the rank of grand admiral or Kaputan Pasha, in 1533, and charged with reforming the fleet of the Empire. Thus in 1534, he managed to occupy Tunis, Bizerte and Kairouan, by chasing the new Emir Hafside al-Hassan, and by releasing the Muslims and Jews who are persecuted by Charles V. Charles V, Great Emperor of Germany and King of Spain, is called by the ruler of Tunis fallen. To counter the Ottoman danger that now controls the Algerian and Tunisian coasts and the Strait of Sicily, he decided to form a powerful armada of 412 buildings and 35,000 men who, under his personal command, landed on June 16, 1535 on the coasts of Carthage. July 14, he removes the fort of La Goulette and, after a week, ends up occupying Tunis. The Spanish protectorate over the Hafsid emirate is often shaken by the resistance of the Ottoman fleet, led by Barbarossa and his successors, but lasts until 1574. It is Sinan Pasha who will definitively liberate Tunisia, which becomes an Ottoman regency, like Algiers and Tripoli.

Khair-Eddine finishes his active life after several resounding victories, like the one he won in Italy in 1544. In Istanbul, among his own, he leads a peaceful life in his palace, where he can enjoy all the luxury allowed. Honored by Suleiman the Magnificent, he dedicates to his death a mausoleum, which stands on the banks of the Bosphorus. On the occasion of each new investiture of a grand admiral, and each solemn departure of the fleet, the Ottoman army salutes this great statesman.


Museum of Civilizations and Religions :

“Today I built a synagogue, a mosque and a cathedral, to pray in the name of love for all beings, so that the ancestral injustices disappear, and flourish fraternity that tends to disappear.”

This crossroads museum of civilizations and religions is indeed a tribute to tolerance and coexistence of the three monotheistic religions: Islam, Christianity and Judaism. All the exhibits: objects, paintings, documents and models, reflect the particular history of these religions in Tunisia. The building that houses the museum reproduces the plan of a Tunisian mosque from the classical period, the 9th 11th century. It is indicated by its front decorated with red and white bricks, borrowed from the Andalusian style attested by the Great Mosque of Cordoba, and which made its entry in the 10th century in the mosque Zitouna of Tunis.

The monument and its annexes are converted into a museum of religions and Tunisian religious architecture from antiquity to the present day. Models, photographs, plans, engravings, drawings and objects are brought together thematically and tell the story of the three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. These three beliefs have spread in the order of their appearance in the East; little by little Islam has become the dominant religion. The originality of Tunisia lies in the fact that they coexisted for centuries.

Judaism: It is considered that Judaism, which was the first monotheistic religion to emerge, would have arrived in Africa in the 3rd century BC and especially in 70 AD, after the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem by Emperor Titus (79 -81) who allegedly deported thousands of Jews to Carthage. Some historians even think they were present in the country during the Punic era.

Christianity: Christianity was also a great success and a huge spread in Africa, introduced into the country in the second century, it spread quickly and he made many followers despite persecution. In the middle of the third century, the Church of Carthage, led by Saint Cyprian, plays a role of first order. As for the fourth century the emperors in turn adopted Christianity, the province was covered with bishoprics and basilicas were erected everywhere in the cities. In the fourth century, St. Augustine, one of the fathers of the Christian Church is native of Algeria.

 Islam: The Arab conquest of Ifriqiya was slow and difficult. Begun in a spectacular way by the Battle of Sufetula / Sbeitla in 647 which led to the death of the Byzantine Patrice and the acquisition of a huge booty, the definitive occupation was only realized after half a century. Islamization spread gradually from the seventh century, from the foundation of Kairouan in 670. This new religion eventually supplanted Christianity which gradually decline to last at least until the twelfth century. This disappearance of Christianity in Africa has raised much debate, but it seems that the very close proximity of Italy has led Christians to emigrate. Islam has been gradually adopted by the vast majority of inhabitants of the Maghreb and Andalusia, it has spread very rapidly both in cities and in the countryside.


Palace 1001 nights: The palace built in the Mediterranean Medina is a representation of what was, from the eighteenth century, the castle in the Arab imagination and especially Western. The palace is often perceived as a magical place, intriguing and mysterious; a residence both private and public, hidden from view and inaccessible to the crowd. This is where the main political, intellectual, religious and economic activities took place; and it was to him that the networks of crafts and commercial activities converged.

This rich and varied life is restored in the Medina through duplicates of famous painting paintings and some renditions of the class scenes. Thus invited in the mythical world of Scheherazade, this inexhaustible storyteller who was able to charm a bloodthirsty and suspicious prince who no longer believed in the fidelity of women by the simple continuous story of extraordinary stories that kept him awake all night. He who had promised himself, following a serious deception, that he would marry a woman a day and kill her in the morning, was completely captivated by the charm of the stories of Scheherazade for 1001 Nights to the point of forgetting her fatal project.

This Persian princess, as beautiful as she is intelligent, is one of the great ladies of the imaginary Arab repertory who has crossed the borders of Persia and has become an emblematic hero of the splendors of the East on a planetary scale. It could only have its place in a place that is, as Molière would say, "a summary of the wonders of heaven".

A palace is therefore dedicated to him, but we are not in Persia or in the East and this palace; by a magic wand, took the shape of a large house in the Medina, richly furnished richly, covered with hangings with his Salamlik, exclusively masculine space where the host receives his suppliers, his servants and discusses his business. Further away, hidden from view is the Haramlik area reserved for women where the servants are busy. There, our Scheherazade quietly sits on a throne, listens to the stories that a blind Jewish fawl tells him. Who knows ? It is resourceful to him in order to transmit in turn ... An infinite chain of tales ... A large room is reserved in which are proposed caftans and dresses.

A nearby hammam reaches you, an ample dress, slippers and you are transported for a time in another universe. Why not let yourself be revived for just a brief moment ... the mysteries of the Orient are a place for daydreaming, relaxation and the sweetness of life. Let's listen to the poet and let us delight Baudelaire did he not encourage us to the change of scenery?

“My child, my sister, thinks of the sweetness of going there to live together in the country that is like you. The wet suns of these clouds, scrambled for my mind, have the mysterious charms of your traitorous eyes shining through their tears. that order and beauty luxury calm and pleasure”

It is this cozy and refined atmosphere that is told us by a series of paintings by great oriental masters of Europe in the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. Court life and art of life are abundantly illustrated by a large number of painters fascinated by the discreet charms of the Orient.

At the entrance of the Palace, the visitor will contemplate an art gallery where several paintings paintings make us relive the magical atmosphere of the Medinas and royal courts.

Cinema show Odyssey 3000 years : The "Tunisia Odyssey" film show tells the story of a 3000-year history of Tunisia marked by the greatest civilizations of the Mediterranean in a beautiful documentary of 21 minutes, all in a magical scenic setting combining fiction and reality for the pleasure of all.

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