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Informative museum and lovely park

We spent the greater part of a day in the vast park and enjoyed a nice meal in the restaurant. The... read more

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Kanton Zürich
Roman Life Revealed

The Archaeological Park is a place I go to every few years and each time it gets better. Roman... read more

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Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent the greater part of a day in the vast park and enjoyed a nice meal in the restaurant. The highlight was the museum with a very interesting exhibition and timeline of the Roman history!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WilmaSchweiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Archaeological Park is a place I go to every few years and each time it gets better. Roman Xanten was a significant city with merchants, traders, a large temple, a bathhouse and an arena. The scientists and educators at the park have been working...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large estate is really mostly empty space, apart from the over-restored amphitheatre, the few columns that remain of the harbour house and the museum. The museum is the best part of it actually. But maybe worth visiting if one keeps in mind that this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FenechDumink
Reviewed November 19, 2018

We went as a group of adults and small and older children. There is something for all age groups to explore here. The Amphitheater has been partly rebuild and was exciting for the children, as soon as you enter the " underworld of the gladiators...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnnetteBath
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have been a military re-enactor for many years and have attended many events but I have never attended such a fabulous event as at Xanten. Roman re-enactors by the hundred, artisans and Gladiators and many things to watch. The cavalry and infantry displays were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Nothing to comapare to... Just gorgeous. The parc doesn't give the special flavor of "authentic" antiquity but gives a clear and tangible idea of how it could be if you were there in time of the Romans... It's incredible how everything here is pecked with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Irina R
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Huge archeological part consisting partly of excavations, historically rebuildt gates, temples and houses and a new museum. Features gates, a shipyard, a hostel, a coliseum, a bath and other ancient roman buildings. Explanations given in German, Dutch and English. Area is extensive so good walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rezens10
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Unique Roman village having an area of 73 Hectares and some 10.000 people lived within the walls. Points of interest: North Gate, Harbour Gate, Amphitheatre, Crane, Harbour Temple, Guesthouse.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manuel P
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Xanten was an important Roman town on the edge of the Rhine in West Germany and it is steadily being excavated and restored. There are many completed areas to examine and a working restaurant and a cafe serving meals cooked using only Roman recipes and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Really well done. The Germans have preserved a site the way all important sites deserve to be preserved. Great signs. Great structures. Great museum. Everybody interested in Roman sites should come here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Edward C
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Response from Clive C | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours of the Park and LVR-RömerMuseum •March to October: daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. •November: daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m •December to February: daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed on 24, 25 and 31 December)