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Campo Valdes Roman Baths

Gijon, Spain (Cimadevilla)
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Ranked #4 of 20 attractions in Gijon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jan 27, 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Well preserved and presented old excavation of Roman baths, watch the video before exploring the museum so you have a good idea of the historical background. Lots of low ceilings so watch out for your head!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We dropped in here during a long weekend visit to Gijon. Entrance is free on Sundays, although the entrance fee isn't that expensive should you visit at another time. Information is all in Spanish, although anyone with an understanding of Roman history and life should be fine. There is a short film to introduce the site (again in Spanish), but... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Worth visiting if you are in Gijon. You can get round within an hour and the remains of the Roman Baths are interesting to see. Unfortunately all the display details are only in Spanish but hey so what!?!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

If you dont speak (or read) Spanish, this will be a short visit, but it's conveniently located and nicely done display.

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London, United Kingdom
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

These Roman remains are worth a visit and on a Sunday entrance is free. There is a short video introduction and a selection of exhibits that were unearthed during the excavation. You can then follow a short walkway route amongst the ruins of what was once a Roman bathhouse. Note that the ceiling is very low in places so anyone... More

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france
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Not seriously excavated before the turn of the century these Roman public baths would have been fantastic if they had been excavated and preserved earlier. As it is they have been sensitively and well restored and presented entirely underground in the old part of Gijon by the seaside. The staff were friendly and helpful and there was a guide in... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

These baths are well presented and it is worth to see them - entrance fee is something like 2 EUR. There is also a video presentation but it was in Spanish during my visit and I don't know whetrher there is an English version. It's closed in the early afternoon.

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Siam Reap Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Well presented underground roman baths. Didn't take long to see it all but if you are there it is wirth going to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011 via mobile

Really interesting sight under the square near playa San Lorenzo. Staff were very friendly and gave us am English guide. We spent about 40 minutes here as there's not lots to see bit what there is is fascinating: the ruins have been beautifully persevered and it's all very atmospheric. Recommended after a day at the beach; closes at 1pm and... More

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