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Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park

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Reconstructed Roman fort and archaeological museum
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Saalburg Weg 1 | Archaologischer Park, 61350 Bad Homburg, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

Fun and fascinating museum of Roman times on the German frontier. Super reconstruction of the fort. German and English signage. Look beyond the walls to see the limes and look in the woods as you drive from the entrance to see the low ramparts still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ralff
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Fun afternoon walking thru a very good reconstructed outpost of the Roman empire. There are artifacts that have been excavated from the area and interpretations of how the items were made. There are several murals that invite the visitor to become part of the story...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John G
Reviewed September 5, 2018

A good goal if you are interested in the Roman history. It is not as much to see as you could think, but still worth a visit if you want to imagine how the soldiers have been living in the fortresses 1500 years ago.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 609maximilianh
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This Roman Fort was rebuilt more than 100 years ago and is exactly on the foundations of the original fort built by the Romans at the begining of the 2nd century AD. It contains a very large museum of Roman artefacts which are amazing. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Roger T
Reviewed August 18, 2018

What a great museum, greatly improved and expanded in the twenty years since I was last there. It gives a good history of the extent of the Roman Empire on this northernmost line. The Romans were held at bey by the ferocious Germanic tribes of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank peggykass2016
Reviewed August 14, 2018

My wife and I attended a concert performed by the Hessen Youth Orchestra, organised by the Rotary Club. A superb setting for a wonderful concert.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Drehort
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A 19th century reconstruction of PARTS of a Roman fort - the actual reconstructed interiors are limited to a part of the HQ with the shrine for the standards. Some of the buildings are more recent or used as toilets / cafe. There is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We really enjoyed seeing some of the roman historic things, and some of the excibitions were wuite good, but the place lacks energy and enthusiasm. We strolled around the area and that was nice. With very little imagination, this could be excellent, but it really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jim L
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

If you like Roman history, it is the perfect place. The rebuilding is very well done.Also perfect with children.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank beaux_retour
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Saalburg is a perfect rebuild of a roman castle.While you are walking through the place, you will learn a lot about the living of the romans.The little restaurant offers some meals prepared in an ancient, roman style.

Date of experience: June 2018
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