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Praetorium

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This site is very interesting to see and is located within a 10 minute walk near the Cologne... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2015
Dianna R
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Take your time, it's worth it.

Amazing, beautiful place. Ancient and modern in one place. If you like architecture visit this... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2015
charlmagne2015
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Grosse Budengasse 2, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

Many museums will have English brochures if they don't have displays in English as well. Here, there were only 2-3 English signs and everything else was exclusively German. Interesting to see, but if you can't read German well, you won't be there for more than...More

3  Thank michelle j
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This site is very interesting to see and is located within a 10 minute walk near the Cologne Cathedral and other attractions. It consists of partially excavated Roman ruins that are encompassed in an underground museum. There is a long elevated walkway around the ruins...More

2  Thank Dianna R
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Amazing, beautiful place. Ancient and modern in one place. If you like architecture visit this place.

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Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

It was cool to see such ancient ruins and to imagine romans walking around, doing their business. You can go down into an old sewer-canal and walk that tunnel aways underground. We bought a combo-ticket and got a pass for both the praetorium and the...More

1  Thank Ewessa
Reviewed August 20, 2015

It's not that big, but just interesting to know how Cologne looked like about 2000 years ago, including her headquarter and sewage. Surely worthes more than the 3 euro admission.

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Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Really cool Roman ruins right in the heart of the city. It's small but inexpensive to visit and preserving these types of places is well worth the 3 euro admission. Worth a stop!

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Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

I do believe this may one of the missed adventures in the city. For 3.5ue you get a glimpse of the early roman empire formations found under the city amazing. Even walked part of thew Roman sewage system well worth the small amount paid.

1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

A great spot! You can spend a fair bit of time in here & it was slightly bigger than I thought from the outside. Price was reasonable we paid 3.50 euro each and spent about 45 minutes inside. German and English translations

2  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

After seeing the Roman museum in the previous week we planned to visit here. What a stunning underground venue. The building ruins are remarkable in size and condition. The underground sewer is the icing on the cake. The scale of the impact of the Romans...More

1  Thank MikeMason
Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

An archeological gem meant to be treasured. It is a vivid testament to 4th Century architectural design . This Roman governor's palace was dug out partially and huge artifacts reveals 1st and 2nd century engineering . Priceless memento near river Rhine!

2  Thank Flormir
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There are English tours - but I think they run from the Tourist Office near the cathederal
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