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The Gonk Inactive Member02 Apr 2013 6:17 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 Inactive Member02 Apr 2013 6:22 a.m. PST

Sorry for the Crosspost-- didn't realize I was in the Plus boards!

GuyG1302 Apr 2013 6:34 a.m. PST

The ruins and City Gate in Trier.

Personal logo Aurochs Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2013 7:34 a.m. PST

The open air museum of the roman city Colonia Ulpia Traiana close to modern Xanten.

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Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian02 Apr 2013 8:14 a.m. PST

I'll Second Koln and Trier

Personal logo Gungnir Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2013 8:39 a.m. PST

Second Xanten.

Desert Rat02 Apr 2013 3:42 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.

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