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"ROME ON THE RHINE" Basel Things to Do Tip by thinking

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  Rome on the Rhine

It is located ten kilometers east of Basel, Switzerland.
In its heyday, 1800 years ago, 20,000 people lived here. Of the traces left behind by the native Celtic inhabitants and Mediterranean immigrants, very many have now been excavated and are accessible to the public in the largest open-air archaeological museum in north-west Switzerland. Every year the Roman Town of Augusta Raurica attracts around 140,000 visitors, tourists and school children.

The extremely interesting open-air complex of The Roman Town of Augusta Raurica offers over 20 places of interest, including the best preserved antique theatre north of the Alps, a unique replica of a "Roman House" and the "Roman" farm animal park
Opening hours:
Mon 13.00 - 17.00, Tues - Sun 10 - 17.00
Nov. - Feb. closed between 12.00 - 1.30 pm

Directions: Contact:
Römerstadt Augusta Raurica
Giebenacherstrasse 17
4302 Augst
Tel. +41 (0)61 816 22 22
Fax +41 (0)61 816 22 61

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 22, 2004
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