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Address: Vilamoura, Portugal

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Very close to the Marina. Very interesting to learn about how the Romans lived in this area. Very reasonable entrance price (€3 per adult - half price for seniors and students)

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Very close to the Marina. Very interesting to learn about how the Romans lived in this area. Very reasonable entrance price (€3 per adult - half price for seniors and students)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

There is a very good museum, small but packed full of interesting artifacts from Moorish and Roman times. The outside area is the ruins of an old Roman town and has been clearly marked to guide you around. Very cheap entrance fee too. Recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Despite adjoining the harbour and having its own museum building it is little publicised with few signs to let people know it's there. If you are interested in the Roman history of the area you could easily spend several hours in reading the detail of what remains or alternatively spend a short period of time looking at the basic information... More 

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Brotton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The title says it all really, but worth a look. Interesting to see in Vilamoura considering everything else appears to circa 1974. I love looki g at historical ruins like this and the mosaics unearthed are fascinating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Worth a visit if you fancy doing something different than lazing in the sun. Very informative and well worth the 3 euro entrance fee

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Def worth a gander and a bargain at €3. Great contrast to the usual lazing about drinking and sunbathing. Take the time to read the signs and imagine the villa as it once was.

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Generally Portugal - sun. sand sea. You little realise that there are historical architectural gems kicking about the place. We quite literally fell across this one on a visit to Vilamoura. There is plenty to walk around; the information boards are fantastic and give a clear idea of what went on where. When you get down to where the wharf... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Large ruined villa, lots to walk round, very interesting, lovely mosaic still in tact. Only €3 to get in, well worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A really nice, well laid out and interesting museum and archealogical site. This is an excavation of a Roman villa and associated buildings which were later occupied by the Moors. It is still being worked on and we got to glimpse into the researchers room with finds laid out on tables being worked on. Well worth the 3 Euros entry... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

ruins that give a clear idea what this villa was like. Very simple signs that give basic information though. Spent 30-45 minutes there, was only 3euros per person! A nice break and abit of culture just next to the marina. Worth a visit!

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