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Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

Ensenada de Bolonia, s/n., 11380 Bolonia, Spain
+34 956 10 67 97
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Closed Mondays in July, August and September
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baelo claudia” (32 reviews)
“roman town” (27 reviews)
“eu citizens” (17 reviews)
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Ensenada de Bolonia, s/n., 11380 Bolonia, Spain
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+34 956 10 67 97
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"baelo claudia"
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"roman town"
in 27 reviews
"eu citizens"
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"well worth a visit"
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"modern museum"
in 11 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 8 reviews
"roman empire"
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"archaeological site"
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"bolonia beach"
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"roman times"
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"roman ruin"
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"two hours"
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"hidden gem"
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"amazing roman"
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"sand dunes"
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"great place to visit"
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"century bc"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank divra67
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Matac54
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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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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Bigger than I thought. Why do people give it one star because it was closed? Well worth a visit, couple of hours plus needed. Expsosed and no shelter. Easy paths and well laid out.

1  Thank AndrewKen
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

What`s this? Closed on Sundays and closed on some public holidays- announced only on internet? This is a policy of the 1970-ies... two attempts to see the ruins failed because of this ridiculous policy and while waiting for 5 minutes 12 (!!!!) cars had to...More

Thank Stephan M
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I was driving from Cadiz to Gibraltar and made a short detour to visit this place. Not disappointed. Entrance (but I think only 1.5 euro anyway) was actually free if your an EU citizen (you will need passport or driving licence). Not the most amazing...More

1  Thank Ross W
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Fairly recently discovered. Excellent museum - all notes in Spanish and English. The outside site is still being identified. It runs from the seas shore up into the hills. Excavations are revealing new parts to the factory, town and amphitheatre.Long drive and remote location (closest...More

Thank Wally B
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the ruins. They are quite extensive and it’s easy to imagine when the town was alive with Romans. The ruins are situated behind a lovely crescent shaped beach with golden sands. In my opinion this beach beats other black sand...More

Thank Tracey M
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic small Roman city with very informative signs throughout the ruins in both Spanish and English. We went on a rainy day and when we arrived, since it had stopped raining, we saw the ruins before the museum which we thought actually made sense and...More

Thank jilltim
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Baelo Claudia is the most preserved Roman town in Spain and definitely worth a couple of hours of your time. Entry is free to EU citizens and only €1.50 for other nationals. On entry you walk into a modern museum. There are several educational interactive...More

2  Thank Peter W
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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.
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Response from Jose Leoncio G | Reviewed this property |
I would go late morning. This site has improved greatly (since my first visit about 6 or 7 years ago) with a stunning and informative visitor's center inside and quite comfortable walkways outside to get around the ruins... More
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