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Fishbourne Roman Palace

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Address: Roman Way | Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR, England
Phone Number: 01243 785859
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What you see is what you get it is a ruin, but is explained well to give you an idea of what it was like in its hayday. What is interesting abt this site is that they are always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

What you see is what you get it is a ruin, but is explained well to give you an idea of what it was like in its hayday. What is interesting abt this site is that they are always finding new things abt the Palace so the interpretation is changing.

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This was once one of the biggest palaces in the whole of the Roman Empire, which is amazing considering how far Chichester is from Rome. Sadly, not much is left today apart from some amazing mosaics. However, don't let this put you off, as if you arrive at the right time, you'll get a very helpful guide who will bring... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is an important site. It was one of the largest in the UK and in the empire. It has an interesting history. However only a part is available to visit, the rest is under nearby houses. The museum is good and the guides very knowledgeable indeed. The garden was interesting, but needed some work for example clearing the brambles... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Luckily for us a tour was just starting of the mosaic floors and the tour guide, an archaeologist was brimming with enthusiasm for his subject. Time was spent after wards wandering the tesselated floors and studying the mosaics in our own time then out side to wander the grounds which have been replicated from the original by means of interpreting... More 

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West Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A brilliant visit in every way. Introductory video set the scene and made it easy to understand the history and layout. Guide was extremely informative and pitched his talk at the right level to involve and be informative. All Staff were welcoming and clearly enjoyed being there! Extensive remains are beautiful and displayed with pride and enthusiasm. Restaurant serves the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Fabulously interesting. Knowledgable staff. Great value for money. Fantastic value for money. A real treasure trove.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is a must, earlier in the summer holiday I took my nephew aged 7, and he loved the place, and we have been a few times now, if you go in the school holidays on set days there are fantastic activities, where you and the kids can learn so much, and take part in somee of the activities, also... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

What a fascinating afternoon. The staff were very welcoming and really keen to help and advise. I would definitely recommend the guided tour and introductory video . I learnt so much. Would recommend this to everyone. Just a shame Christchurch CC don't make more of the attraction.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The Roman Palace is a great archeological find and the remains of of the mosaic floors, as well as other artifacts, make this well worth the visit. Be sure to ask to see the 15 minute video when you arrive

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Fishbourne Palace is a ‘must’ for anyone visiting Chichester. It is just a few minutes away down the road by road, or, by train, one short stop from Chichester station. Fishbourne a small museum displaying the remains of what was a large Roman palace dating from the 1st century AD. It was thought to have originally been built on the... More 

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