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Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

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“baelo claudia”(33 reviews)
“roman town”(28 reviews)
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Closed Mondays in July, August and September
Ensenada de Bolonia, s/n., 11380 Bolonia, Spain
+34 956 10 67 97
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All reviews baelo claudia roman town eu citizens well worth a visit modern museum free entry archaeological site roman empire couple of hours bolonia beach roman ruin amazing roman sand dunes century bc fish processing fishing village imagine life
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Closed on Monday, the day we were in Tarifa so we did not get to go inside, but there is a board walk along the edge of the site that is accessible to the beach. We walked down to the dune and then on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

If you are around and even a bit interested in history, this place is a must. It is an ancient Roman city, now in ruins of course. There is a nice exhibition which gives you the idea of how the city was like and explains...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

This superb early Roman city is very well preserved in relation to other cities whch have been built over. It has everything, the forum, the ships, the great Roman highway and city gates, columns, the magnificent amphitheatre, the saltng pits near the beach, temples, necropolis,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the strolling in this archaeological site.well preserved, small museum.in front of the ocean.well, not stupid these Old Romans, right Asterix?!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

So 2000 thousand years ago the Romans built this amazing city and what remains today includes a viaduct, amphitheatre, columns, bathing rooms and cistern etc. The shop was the big disappointment- no fridge magnet to remember the ruins and beautiful location! Oh and it’s free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We have stayed many night in Playa Bolonia but have never visited here before , we were impressed by the exhibition which explained some of the history of Balena, it was amazing to be allowed to wander around the excavations and try to imagine what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Access to the site is now through a modern looking museum that does not blend in with its surroundings at all. Despite the forbidding exterior the information within is very good. A reconstruction of the city from excavations and geophysical surveys demonstrates the forethought that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place, Roman village where you can really make out the hole layout of the town without having any modern buildings in the way. We have visited the Roman ruins at Cartagena, italica, Merida, Cadiz and they are all superb but there you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Anyone in the region shiuld make the trip here. Not only does it showcase a part of the rich Roman history (Southern) Spain has, but the ruins are well excavated and accompanied by helpful and accessible information. The permanent exhibit is interesting as well. One...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Stunning sea views. And smack bang in the middle are these ancient Roman views. There's that slight awestruck feeling as you stand before history that happened 1900 years ago. Thise Romans knew how to live eh.

Date of experience: August 2018
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19 July 2018|
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Response from divra67 | Reviewed this property |
Monday Closed Tuesday 9AM–2:30PM, 6–8:30PM Wednesday 9AM–2:30PM, 6–8:30PM Thursday 9AM–2:30PM, 6–8:30PM Friday 9AM–2:30PM, 6–8:30PM Saturday 9AM–2:30PM, 6–8:30PM Sunday 9AM–2:30PM
Robert P
13 February 2018|
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I can now answer my own question! Dogs are not allowed and you will need your passport to prove EU citizenship.
10 June 2017|
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