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Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

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“baelo claudia”(32 reviews)
“roman town”(27 reviews)
“eu citizens”(18 reviews)
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 couple of hours bolonia beach roman empire archaeological site roman times roman ruin two hours hidden gem amazing roman great place to visit century bc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank goodindiansearch
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

1  Thank 542mabo
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.

Thank Javid R
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The building is ugly from the outside and I believe should have been build more in the contour and using local materials but the inside is something else. The museum is well done and of course the Roman ruins of this 3000 year old roman...More

Thank Douro K
Reviewed 10 August 2018

You probably have seen many roman ruins. But as such close to the sea, an abandoned city in the middle of hte country side, looking at the atlantic will transport you to those old times in which Romans use to make GARUM, te sauce made...More

Thank Andychicagoan
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very interesting historical place directly at the beach Small museum, but a big outside area with interesting things to see. Entrance free for EU Passport Holders.

1  Thank divra67
Reviewed 29 June 2018

It is a very interesting site in a beautiful location, and with free entry for EU citizens (passport required). It is well laid out with all explanations in both Spanish and English. You can see the beautiful Bolonia beach from the site, but you cannot...More

2  Thank Matac54
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best archologic place in Spain. It is free for EU citizent. We need an hour to visit all the places. We loved it.

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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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