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Archaeologiepark Xanten

Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2801 9889251
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Very clever marketing (photo's) but dissapointing in reality

First one has to know that there are two entrences. One in the city and one at the old harbour. The... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Carin K
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Ridderkerk, The Netherlands
Terrific experience

I found this place by searching for nearby activities to Dusseldorf. Seeing the Roman ruins... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Frances W
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Key West
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“roman town” (6 reviews)
“large park” (4 reviews)
“roman empire” (5 reviews)
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Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 2801 9889251
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11 - 20 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2016

First one has to know that there are two entrences. One in the city and one at the old harbour. The parking space at the city side is filled quickly since from there its easy to take a stoll into the city also. The harbour...More

Thank Carin K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I found this place by searching for nearby activities to Dusseldorf. Seeing the Roman ruins interested me. The museum was terrific. I have been to hundreds of museums (I've a masters in Art History) and this is a terrific museum. The curation is impeccable. You...More

Thank Frances W
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The site is huge but well laid out. Where reconstructions have taken place, they are as the buildings would have been. Well worth a visit.

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It was quite fresh weather when we decided to visit this Roman re-built village. There is an arena, some working tools and Roman machines such as cranes etc., some buildings and part of buildings, horse trolleys, houses, tempel, etc. Most of those copy buildings are...More

Thank JW_Dam
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Xanten is not only a very intersting mediëval town. It once was an important Roman border city on he River Rhine, Many soldiers were situated at Vetera castle. Next to It was, from the year 100 on, the roman city Colonia Ulpia Trajana. It was...More

Thank Caspar v
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

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

Thank David S
Reviewed 21 July 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...More

Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 20 July 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)....More

Thank stan1964
Reviewed 12 July 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...More

1  Thank Rene V
Reviewed 10 July 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...More

Thank kalamundavogel
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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)
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