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Address: Vilamoura, Portugal

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Roman ruins

Great attraction. Well worth a visit. Heaps of artifacts and plenty of English language placards and pictures to guide you along.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
marek k
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Newry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

my wife and i visted these roman ruins in the week we stayed at vilamoura marina, the fee to enter was only 3 euro, the ruins was nice but the area of the ruins was not very big, 20 minutes and you would have seen the the lot, the museum was very small, NOW THE BAD POINTS, iam in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great attraction. Well worth a visit. Heaps of artifacts and plenty of English language placards and pictures to guide you along.

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Greenwich, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The museum is well worth any time you can give it. Well run, actually walking in the ruins, I could imagine the villa and the area surrounding it. Facinating. The hand out was perfect and the museum follow-up just filled in all the cracks. Thank you for a wonderful experience. So glad you are there to preserve this site.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited this on the last day of our long weekend. It was a great place with a lot of history and information. Wouldn't need more than a couple of hours here as it isn't huge but only about €3 to enter. Worth a visit

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Tayside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Great wee tourist attraction just above the harbour. Very reasonably priced and interesting to see the signs of sophistication of the Romans. Right by some nice semi natural habitat so we also saw a few birds. 3 Euros for an adult and 1.50 euros for a student.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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South Wales
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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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Great Britain
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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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Address: Address: Vilamoura, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vilamoura

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