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Address: Reading Centre, Reading, England

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its another nice place to visit in reading , but its closed temporarily and ive seen travelers walk out in disappointment...guess the walls are old and would fall off anytime, may... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

its another nice place to visit in reading , but its closed temporarily and ive seen travelers walk out in disappointment...guess the walls are old and would fall off anytime, may be the reason behind the close...looking forward to a day when this great historic place would be opened again for the public

Thank dorlandooo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The car park is a fair distance from the main attraction here (the amphitheater) Although the amount of ruins that are still around to see is not huge, there is only bits of the wall and the remains of the amphitheater, it is well worth a visit. It is made especially interesting by the information panels dotted along the circular... More 

Thank Rhiannon C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best , yet sadly is currently not able to be properly access due to safety concerns. It is a real shame as this is one of Reading's most famous, well known and historical sites. As it has been closed for several years the priority now has to be to mane it secure and then reopen... More 

Thank Stumpy12345
Boston, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked from the town centre to visit late morning, but it was locked up with no sign of life. I could find nothing to indicate opening times or even if it would open again.

Thank Ken C
Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Informative boards outside and views through several gates but sadly awaiting stabilisation of the walls before reopening

Thank Matilda B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Worth seeing as entry is free. However last time I was in prospect park the ruins were closed for renovation.

Thank Philip Williams W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Unfortunately, the ruins are still inaccessible to the public. It has been a ridiculously long time. As an engineer I honestly couldn't see that the walls were in any immediate danger of collapse. Certainly no more so than a lot of other ruins I have visited. Health and Safety have a lot to explain....... They could make a clearly demarcated... More 

Thank JonathanSuch2013
Reading, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

I've lived in Reading for over 5 years now and the ruins have never been open. You can walk around the outer wall which is several feet high but you won't see much of what is inside sadly. Closed for repairs for years.

Thank Vawn K
Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Ok place but not so exciting or special. Besides you can find riins like that all over Europe. Nice opportunity to learn some history though.

Thank DanaiF
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

I saw the ruins many years ago and was surprised to find today it all closed up. Due to safety fears you cannot get into the site. I walked around it and you can see something, but not the same.

Thank Mike P

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