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What a fabulous weekend

I have been a military re-enactor for many years and have attended many events but I have never... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John C
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Incomparable

Nothing to comapare to... Just gorgeous. The parc doesn't give the special flavor of "authentic... read more

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Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 April 2012

An extensive terrain with spectacular old (and reconstructed) Roman buildings. The museum is more than excellent! Children can get own guide books resp there are explanation just for children

3  Thank Count_Walter
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Reviewed 30 August 2011

the entrance fee is 9 euros each it makes out that it is an archelogical park and roman museum when in fact it has verry little roman remains in it, the majority of the buildings are replicas, the museum is even filled with mostly replicated...More

5  Thank Andrewb1984
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a military re-enactor for many years and have attended many events but I have never attended such a fabulous event as at Xanten. Roman re-enactors by the hundred, artisans and Gladiators and many things to watch. The cavalry and infantry displays were...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to comapare to... Just gorgeous. The parc doesn't give the special flavor of "authentic" antiquity but gives a clear and tangible idea of how it could be if you were there in time of the Romans... It's incredible how everything here is pecked with...More

Thank Irina R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge archeological part consisting partly of excavations, historically rebuildt gates, temples and houses and a new museum. Features gates, a shipyard, a hostel, a coliseum, a bath and other ancient roman buildings. Explanations given in German, Dutch and English. Area is extensive so good walking...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Unique Roman village having an area of 73 Hectares and some 10.000 people lived within the walls. Points of interest: North Gate, Harbour Gate, Amphitheatre, Crane, Harbour Temple, Guesthouse.

Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Xanten was an important Roman town on the edge of the Rhine in West Germany and it is steadily being excavated and restored. There are many completed areas to examine and a working restaurant and a cafe serving meals cooked using only Roman recipes and...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Really well done. The Germans have preserved a site the way all important sites deserve to be preserved. Great signs. Great structures. Great museum. Everybody interested in Roman sites should come here.

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I suppose this is top of the 'must do' list of most visitors to Xanten, and by and large it delivers. Allow several hours - it covers a large area. It gives a good idea of what the Roman city was like, largely due to...More

1  Thank Duncan M
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I visited the Xanten Archeological Park today with three friends and it was really excellent. If you would like to see the layout of a Roman town, with walls, watchtowers and gates, villas, bath house and taverna, and a huge museum dedicated to the finds,...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Very interesting and not an expensive entry fee. The Romans were intuitive and ingenious and it shows throughout the exhibits. A great historical and archeological site. So much to see and do. Highly recommended for the whole family. Will definitely return again.

Thank maddie1064
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend a full day with them entire family - very interesting and very well maintained. Regardless whether the amphitheater, the different buildings or the museum itself - a lot of valuable information is being provided in three languages (German, Dutch and English)...More

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Opening hours of the Park and LVR-RömerMuseum •March to October: daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. •November: daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m •December to February: daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed on 24, 25 and 31 December)
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