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Augusteum Roman Museum

Caballero Street, Cartagena, Spain
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Ranked #11 of 24 Attractions in Cartagena
Type: Museums
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Alicante, Spain
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was the headquarters of the priests. It is situated within the main commercial areas for those times. It has an entrance courtyard which goes to the temple. It is very richly decorated with marble. Parts of the floors are preserved. There are cabinets showing different pieces of pottery etc. and also coins.

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Claremont, CA
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What a gem! This Roman theater was first discovered about 25 years ago when construction workers were clearing land to build apartments. The little museum is new and well-organized. Exploring the theater itself can involve steep stairs with no hand rails. Sturdy shoes are recommended as is a water bottle in the summer months. Start to finish can take two... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Most interesting particularly the theatre and the restaurant that overlooks it. Well laid out with good translations impressive location

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

A great day out, takes about 3 hrs in total to view the four sites on a saver ticket currently 38 euros for a family of four. Just amazing to see.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Well worth exploring. Lots of steep walking. Take water and wear tennis shoes. They do not allow camera bags inside and you must check them at the entrance.

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Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

This is a very interesting museum, but check the opening times before you plan your day. You may be there when the Roman Centurion is on duty. Don't forget to say 'AVE' (Hi).

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