"Roman sites of interest in Germany?" Topic
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|The Gonk ||02 Apr 2013 7:17 a.m. PST|
Hi-- heading to Germany this summer, and have a 12 year old boy with a strong Roman interest. What sites should we consider visiting?
My first thought was the Teutoburg Forest, but I know nothing about the site. I see the Park Kalkriese museum-- is it worth visiting?
|The Gonk ||02 Apr 2013 7:22 a.m. PST|
Sorry for the Crosspost-- didn't realize I was in the Plus boards!
|GuyG13||02 Apr 2013 7:34 a.m. PST|
The ruins and City Gate in Trier.
| Aurochs ||02 Apr 2013 8:34 a.m. PST|
The open air museum of the roman city Colonia Ulpia Traiana close to modern Xanten.
| Saber6 ||02 Apr 2013 9:14 a.m. PST|
I'll Second Koln and Trier
| Gungnir ||02 Apr 2013 9:39 a.m. PST|
|Desert Rat||02 Apr 2013 4:42 p.m. PST|
Cologne's Roman Museum is very good – especially the mosaics.
Xanten is my favourite, even in the cold and drizzle during January. The reconstructions there are very well done.
Somewhere alomg the Rhine is a memorial to Caesar's bridge.