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Archaeologiepark Xanten

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Address: Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 02801-988-9251
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Great day out

Loads to see and do. Interesting museum with interactive features. Buildings re-created to give a feel of original buildings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loads to see and do. Interesting museum with interactive features. Buildings re-created to give a feel of original buildings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The archaeologiepark in Xanten was beautiful. It is perfect for a sunny day, lots of outdoor spaces and plenty to do to keep busy! The amphitheater is the first thing you are able to see as you walk in, you can walk all around (in and out) of the amphitheater and explore. The park itself has lots of grass areas... More 

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Baarlo, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Maybe when you never go to Italy, this parc can be nice for you. The few buildings that are already build, don't have any mystic effect on me. The ruins suggest to be real, but aren't that ( maybe some very tiny piece of rock). The parc is enormous, and can maybe impressive when fully built, but now there are... More 

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Lisse, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

An intresting view into the life of Roman people. This park combines excavations with reconstructions of Roman buildings (a partially reconstructed arena and temple, and reconstructions of a guesthouse, roman boats, a city gate, and some houses). The park covers the total area of the old Colonia Ulpia Traiana. The roads follow the same grid as in the old roman... More 

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Perth Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Excellent day out at the park and museum, been born in the area, before immigrating to Australia 20 years ago, I visited the park in my childhood. With our two 10 and 8 yo girls in tow a re visit was overdue during a recent family visit holiday to the area. We were not disappointed, the entry is 9 euro... More 

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Perth Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Great educational place to visit, I took my 8 and 10 yr old they didn't want to leave! Roman ruins, museum, largest wooden fort I've ever seen and a massive jumping pillow - something for adults and kids. We went on the last Fri before German School Holidays begin and it was empty, the day prior they had 1500 school... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We visited this part as part of a stay over while traveling to the coast. The park is good, but there is a lot of free space in between buildings which in my view reduces a bit the impression. For kids especially the area with the different trades is of interest, because there they can make stuff. My personal favorite... More 

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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A great place to get a feel for living in a Roman city. The recreated amfitheater, the remains of a temple are all very impressive. The also show multiple houses and there interiors. For the kids there is a great roman fort to climb and discover next to a waterworks park. The big bouncy cushion completes it. This is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Complete size of the old Roman town used for the Park, ancient buildings partly rebuilt. We got a good and very helpful introduction by a hired guide. You should then take half a day to walk around by yourself and visit the museum as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

The museum is very well done with modern video reinactments and different technology. The exhibit explanations were informative and interesting (and in English). The bath house was very interesting and the best example I have seen. The temple and amphitheater are both excellent and the living quarter with the different exhibits and hands on activities. Fun visit to a wonderful... More 

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