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Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park

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Reconstructed Roman fort and archaeological museum
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Saalburg Weg 1 | Archaologischer Park, 61350 Bad Homburg, Hesse, Germany
+49 6175 93740
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fun afternoon walking thru a very good reconstructed outpost of the Roman empire. There are artifacts that have been excavated from the area and interpretations of how the items were made. There are several murals that invite the visitor to become part of the story...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good goal if you are interested in the Roman history. It is not as much to see as you could think, but still worth a visit if you want to imagine how the soldiers have been living in the fortresses 1500 years ago.

Thank Maximilian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Roman Fort was rebuilt more than 100 years ago and is exactly on the foundations of the original fort built by the Romans at the begining of the 2nd century AD. It contains a very large museum of Roman artefacts which are amazing. It...More

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great museum, greatly improved and expanded in the twenty years since I was last there. It gives a good history of the extent of the Roman Empire on this northernmost line. The Romans were held at bey by the ferocious Germanic tribes of...More

Thank peggykass2016
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My wife and I attended a concert performed by the Hessen Youth Orchestra, organised by the Rotary Club. A superb setting for a wonderful concert.

Thank Drehort
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A 19th century reconstruction of PARTS of a Roman fort - the actual reconstructed interiors are limited to a part of the HQ with the shrine for the standards. Some of the buildings are more recent or used as toilets / cafe. There is a...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We really enjoyed seeing some of the roman historic things, and some of the excibitions were wuite good, but the place lacks energy and enthusiasm. We strolled around the area and that was nice. With very little imagination, this could be excellent, but it really...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

If you like Roman history, it is the perfect place. The rebuilding is very well done.Also perfect with children.

Thank beaux_retour
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Saalburg is a perfect rebuild of a roman castle.While you are walking through the place, you will learn a lot about the living of the romans.The little restaurant offers some meals prepared in an ancient, roman style.

Thank barbara s
Reviewed 6 June 2018

If you are interested in history and especially Roman history than this is one of the most interesting places to visit in Hesse. The big openair museum offers for any age a great experience back in time. The buildings that were rebuilt together with the...More

Thank Willem-Jan v
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