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Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

Ensenada de Bolonia, s/n., 11380 Tarifa, Spain
00 34 956106797
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Tarifa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Traveler Description: Roman City of Baelo Claudia The Roman City of Baelo Claudia is located at the village of Bolonia at Ensenada de Bolonia s/n. This location si 22 km... more »
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Miami, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The ruins are well kept and beautifully displayed. The grounds are large and the description of them at the main building are just perfect. Pre-recorded stations are in both English and Spanish. It is a must see place if you are in the area.

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madrid
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I've always loved this place. Its great to expend a morning walking around and enjoying the ruins. A culture brake in the middle of your beach holidays which is refreshing

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Gibraltar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Very interesting museum, although the outside part is the really interesting part, you can walk around the place seeing what the romans had built up, so long ago. A whole city for salting fish.

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Having read that this was one of the things you must visit when going to Tarifa I have to say I was a little disappointed. Whilst it was free as we took our passports along, the ruins were not as impressive as I had been made to believe. And the one part I did want to get close to you... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Kids and adults loved it. Interesting not just because of the ruins but also the stories about fishing and migrant workers from Africa (which you can actually see). It was very cheap to get in, the only mistake we did was getting there around 1 pm and it was very hot (not much shade outside). After the visit we went... More

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Arkansas City, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Don't miss visiting this. The only thing we don't understand is the timetable: Open from 10 to 2 You'll have to drive...

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Gloucestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a delightful Roman site just north of Tarifa on the road south from Cadiz. There are no large remains of buildings but the site is well laid-out with concise information boards as you walk round the suggested route. It is easy to comprehend that this was a proper Roman town with plenty of more mundane buildings as well... More

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Benalmadena, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Absolutely stunning. Steeped in history. The information and exhibition centre gives you all the facts you need to know to enjoy and experience these archaeological remains surrounded by such wonderful scenery. All free.

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somerset
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Free to EU visitors,roomy interesting museum building,fantastic roman remains,well kept stunning location.

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Campanillas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Whilst not to my mind as good as the Roman remains at Italica near Sevilla, this Roman site is well worth a visit. The museum is very informative, and the walk around the site is clearly signposted. All signs are in both Spanish and English. The shop is well stocked.

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