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Roman City Carnuntum

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Expieriance a Roman Village, walk where they walked

My wife and I have visited hundreds of Roman ruins all over Europe. Yes we have walked the grounds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mombacho_Gabe
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Bridgeview, Illinois
Excursion to past

It is a nice place to visit if you are interested in Roman history or if you just want to make a... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2019
BorisJurenka
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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The time of the Romans in Carnuntum is not in the long-ago past, which can be seen by a few remains of walls, but it is the present which can be experienced with all one's senses. Today you can saunter in the footsteps of Roman emperors who wrote...more
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Hauptstrasse 1A, Petronell-Carnuntum 2404, Austria
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+43 2163 33770
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have visited hundreds of Roman ruins all over Europe. Yes we have walked the grounds of many historical sites, but we had never expierianced the the first hand walk through a Roman village. It is well worth the drive to visit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

It is a nice place to visit if you are interested in Roman history or if you just want to make a programme for your kids during the weekend.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BorisJurenka
Reviewed June 3, 2019

This is not one attraction but 3in1. We (three generations from teens to pensioners) had popped along on a punt, and bought a picnic in case there was not much to see. Five hours later we had visited all 3 of the attractions, had a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank harveywilcox
Reviewed May 11, 2019

The ancient Roman city of Carnuntum which once stood at this location has been reconstructed with painstaking detail by the archaeologists. You enter through a museum which has a replica of the ancient burial road complete with Roman tombstones. Next is a short video presentation...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

Yes, they really have rebuilt some of the city of Carnuntum. For a history buff and someone that has read quite a bit on the Roman Empire this was spectacular. They also plan to continue building (on the original foundations) a full city block. A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Between the Alps to the west and the Carpathians to the east, the Danube cuts forming a natural bottleneck and trade route crossing. The Danube was also the border of the Roman Empire for a long time. Hence the importance of Carnuntum, located between Vienna...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Now Roman history is not top of my list of interests, and places which are basically a few bits of wall leave me cold. However, this place is in a different league, from the excellent indoor audiovisual introduction to the brilliant reconstructions, all in a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jo P
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

See what a small Roman town would look like in 4AD. Archaeologists have spent years unearthing fragments of life from then and reconstructed buildings, baths, toga shops, dining halls, and general living spaces. Enjoy a leisurely walk inside and around the grounds. Small museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank donnawW4315CZ
Reviewed May 20, 2018

I am visiting the Roman City of Carnuntum yearly since 1995. I witnessed its development from a traditional Roman site of ruins to the fully reconstructed edifices, from the grey glory of the past to the resurrection of nowadays Roman metropolis on the Danube. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Cristian G
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This place is a very interesting travel back in time where the Romans had a settlement in the area. Allow yourself a whole afternoon so you can see all.

Date of experience: March 2018
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