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Cerro da Vila

Address: Vilamoura, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Vilamoura
Type: Ancient Ruins, History Museums, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, History Museums, Cultural

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Cropwell Bishop, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We spent a pleasant 90 minutes strolling around this fairly recently discovered site. Very pleasant and informative staff who advised on how the excavation is proceeding on their well presented level and tidy site. Adjacent to a small but comprehensive museum is a large research room that houses artefacts that have been discovered on the site. Understandably this room is... More 

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Holland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A nice view of Villamoura in Roman times, it is a special feeling to walk freely between the remnants of buildings and avenues. The mosaic floors are a special treat! Still lots of work to be done and to excavate because this is not a finished and polished site and that makes it all the more interesting!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

only discovered in the 1970.s it shows how the romans lived 2000 years ago. with baths central heating etc it covers a sustantial area. the museum has artefacts found on the site which we found very interesting. as pensioners we got reduced entry fees.anyone liking history would enjoy it

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

worth the 3E entrance fee. A nice morning and easy to find. Not a massive area but informative none the less

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UK
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67 reviews 67 reviews
7 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Thank you for 3 Euro each we had a nice walk around., looking back to Roman ruins, very interesting enjoyed seeing how they went through the years. And once your finish out side walking around in lovely hot weather there is a little walk around inside. Carry on the uncovering of more land and well done to the men and... More 

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