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Beautiful and Educational Stop

First let me say this was my first trip to this area. I had absolutely no idea there were so many... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Girlmikey
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Pretty amazing

This is a fairly elaborate site, with a good distance of wandering to be done. Its variety of... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Jayatche
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Vancouver, Canada
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“oldest city”(2 reviews)
“small museum”(2 reviews)
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The remains of this Greek city date back to 657 B.C.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Istria, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing if you love history and you are interested to see the remains of the oldest city in Romania. It is a must !

Thank Aczel A
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

First let me say this was my first trip to this area. I had absolutely no idea there were so many Greek and Roman ruins in this part of Romania. The digging and discovery is ongoing. There is a small museum dedicated to this historical...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

This is a fairly elaborate site, with a good distance of wandering to be done. Its variety of inhabitants over time makes it particularly neat. We had a quick meal at the little restaurant on the site and headed to the ruins. A couple of...More

Thank Jayatche
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Nice place for a longer visit as the site is massive with a lot of interesting places to see. There are limited informative posters from time to time to read up on the things you see. There is also a museum on site that we...More

Thank herutza2016
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Ruins of a small Greek / Roman city by the sea. You can see the whole site, mostly consisting of building foundations and parts of the old city wall, in less than an hour. Compared to a excavated city in Greece or Rome, this site...More

Thank CircleTheWorld
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Only reachable by car, open summer 9 am-8 pm, winter 9 am-5 pm, close Mon and Tues. Ticket for the site 20 ron and another 20 ron if you want to visit the museum. Ok ruins but not exactly spectacular if you've been to Greece....More

Thank Al-Pac-Man
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Nice ruins, nice surroundings, you can visit in the same day 3 sites, Enisala, Argamum and Histria. Histria is older then the Greek Acropole

Thank Vlad Tudor I
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

A very interesting site to visit. I was impressed! Take the tour guide to learn as much as possible about 2700 years of history. Too bad that local authorities didn't see the potential of the site and invest more (the stars are for them, not...More

Thank Sorin J
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit when in town. Old city remains are looking fine. Good to visit with friends family and kids.

Thank Elfida E
Reviewed August 16, 2016

As pluses, it is an old historical site where you can see developments starting with the greek civilization that established this city followed by the Romans, and many others after. Some of it is quite well preserved compared with other sites like this one. Minuses:...More

Thank thor2705
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