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Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

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Address: Ensenada de Bolonia, s/n., 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Phone Number: +34 956 10 67 97
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Gibraltar and Bolonia Day Trip from Cádiz
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Wonderful example of Roman town starting with a museum and unaccompanied walking tour of the site

This is a site of great importance and unlike many in Spain has been restored over the years making it one of the most interesting in Andalusia in my opinion! This is our fourth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Jasper National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a site of great importance and unlike many in Spain has been restored over the years making it one of the most interesting in Andalusia in my opinion! This is our fourth visit and every time we see something new and additional on going work has added something extra. It is also free to EU residents an added... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Roman site is very well preserved, the museum is also very good, and FREE You can walk around the site, take pictures. It's just in front of one of the best beaches in Spain, long fine golden sand, clear water perfect for swimming a bit... feels like if you were in an exotic caribbean island. There are some restaurants... More 

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Morbihan, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is an excellent tour of a Roman archaeological site which in its day was an important town and tuna-salting factory. The tour is well way-marked and all the important points are signed in both Spanish and English. In addition there is a museum of artefacts found on the site. Definitely worth the 2 hours taken to stroll gently around... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting at any season, the location is excellent and offers amazing views. The historic site would benefit from more throughout information in more languages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Roman ruins with a direction to follow. The information is complete for the most part. You get to understand what it was like to live in a time long ago. What the people of the day lived like in this place at their time. With the trails that encompass the ruins and then the museum with it pictorials and artifacts... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I was in awe at how the Romans settled the area and were able to live there. The museum intro and the walk around the ruins with beautiful ocean and cliff surroundings took about two hours. I tried three times to go and kept arriving when it was closed; so don't forget to check the hours when making plans. They... More 

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Benalmadena, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit, right next to the beach and lots of different ruins to see. The signs were translated to English and most of the displays inside were too. Also free if your part of the EU.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The ruins here are well signposted with a large car park. Entrance is €1.50 unless you are an EU citizen (with ID) and then it's free. The route through the town is well laid out and there are excellent descriptive boards at all the pertinent points. There isn't a huge amount to see - no mosaics, no amazing statues or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Touring around the area and came on this place by chance but what a wonderful surprise it was. Free entry for EU residents, so get in quick before Brexit, but if you forget your passport or proof of identity it's still cheap at 1.50 Euro. There is a museum which explains the site but the real joy is exploring the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Interesting and well preserved Roman city, just the right size to manage in a morning. Good museum too.

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