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Campo Valdes Roman Baths

Address: Gijon, Spain (Cimadevilla)
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Ranked #12 of 115 things to do in Gijon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Alicante, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We are a family of 4 with 2 children aged 6 and 12. We visited the Roman baths and found it fascinating. Very reasonable priced. 2.50 per adult and children free. Well worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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129 attraction reviews
232 helpful votes 232 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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Lacock, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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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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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

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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