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Museo del Teatro Romano de Caesaraugusta

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Address: C/ San Jorge 12, 50001 Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number: 0034 976 205088

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Interesting new location, same old Roman ruins

I do enjoy history and the history of how these ruins were uncovered is just as interesting, if not more interesting, than the history of the ruins themselves. We all know the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Pamplona, Spain
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Pamplona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I do enjoy history and the history of how these ruins were uncovered is just as interesting, if not more interesting, than the history of the ruins themselves. We all know the Romans owned all of Europe and parts of Africa, so to see their ruins isn't always super exciting. But to discover that a city just built over them... More 

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Simsbury, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great museum with unbelievable roman ruins of a theatre directly in the middle of a city block. One cannot believe your eyes when you see how it was found and restored. So cool!

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

When I was stationed at Zaragoza Air Base, this area was all road and parking lot - Filthy. This entire plaza was converted years ago into a pedestrian-only zone. This excavation dates back to the original 'village' on the Ebro, now all underground after floodings and rebuilds. Walk around the basement area of the shops that used to be above... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We really wanted to like this place more than we did. We like visiting the Roman sites in Spain and have been to many of them. This was a bit disappointing, but still worth a look, especially if you buy the combined ticket that gives you entrance to all of the Roman museums. This is a useful ticket, as it... More 

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Zaragoza, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I loved this museum and there is a great deal of information about this archaeological site. The models of the theatre provide a great visual as to what the theatre originally looked like. The amphitheater is also set up with markers in such a way that it is easy to envision the actual size of it. With these two factors... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

From the outside it's hard to know how much there is to see! There is A LOT! The museum has laid out the history of the teatro, including its discovery, very well. They have a number of video and audio entertainment, most of which is strictly in Spanish. There are a number of displays that are in both Spanish and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This faces out onto a roman theatre very well preserved and has many displays of ancient roman relics. Parts of the roman walls of the amphitheatre are under the floor of the museum and covered with glass flooring. Another gem in a beautiful place.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The four Roman museums (forum, theater, baths and river port) can be seen as part of a combined "bono" ticket -- I believe it was 7 Euros. So worth it! Each sight includes a thoughtful video, clear displays and artifacts/models. Well worth the time and money.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was interested in the theatre. It is well excavated, very well presented, and the building that protects it is modern and well thought-out. You really get an insight into how the Romans built, and also the scale of the theatre. But, let's face it, many of you may have seen Roman ruins before. And, if you have, there is... More 

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Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Walked around outside and then found the main entrance at the front and found it was free so we went in and thoroughly enjoyed it (maybe even more because it was free?!). Lots of information about how they discovered the ruins in the 70's and what the city looked like in Roman times, then after the Moorish invasion, then when... More 

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