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Augusta Raurica

Opens in 24 min: 10:00 - 17:00
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Roman Empire ruins in Kaiseraugst and Augst.

These sites are a treasure! The museum includes relics back to AD 35. I was fascinating by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wendyjog2018
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Visited at the Roman Festival with lots of locals visting. Great for the kids.

If you can come at the 2-day Roman Festival, you can enjoy a great day out with your kids, they... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Mushroom12345
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Hong Kong
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The Roman town only a stone’s throw from Basel in SwitzerlandAn outing for the whole family that offers much and costs little.The imposing Roman theatre, the authentic Roman villa, the mysterious well shaft, the biggest silver treasure of late...more
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Giebenacherstrasse 17, Augst 4302, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These sites are a treasure! The museum includes relics back to AD 35. I was fascinating by the history of this area.

Thank wendyjog2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018

If you can come at the 2-day Roman Festival, you can enjoy a great day out with your kids, they will love them. All Roman things, sword, food, booths (more than 50+). Nice shows and great food as well.

Thank Mushroom12345
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Imagine clearing a site for new construction and coming upon a treasure trove of ancient silver! Digging a bit more carefully uncovers a whole Roman City with temples, state, amphitheater, baths, coliseum, shops and more. This is what is in store when you visit this...More

Thank cellofool
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Very close to Basle and definitely worth a visit. Museum does not have enough to charge an entry fee. Well maintained. Enjoyed our visit.

Thank jpiks1
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We were staying very close by and found this on Trip Advisor having not heard about it previously. We decided to go and have a look and were very glad we did. The ruins are free to view. You can spend as long as you...More

Thank tripnina
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We were taken to Augusta Raurica by my cousin and her husband when we were visiting Basel. We were not aware of the ruins until they told us about them. It was amazing to find such a well-preserved area in the middle of Europe. We...More

Thank cdndave1951
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is a nice place to walk around and look at. It is quite large so it is more of a place to walk around on a nice day rather then spend time inside. Bring a picknick, there are many places to eat, relax in...More

Thank David_Tagliaferri
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Of course if you visit Rome and then Augusta Raurica....it will looks a bit empty. But the place is nice for a quite walk.

Thank Georgebanks85
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Augusta Raurica just outside Basel used to be one of the biggest if not the biggest roman settlement north of the Alps. There is still lot to see. It has a museum, an Amphitheater where concerts are played once in a while and a big...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is an awesome site to visit. You don't necessarily think of Roman ruins when you think about Switzerland but this adds to your trip tremendously. Take a couple hours to explore the ruins and museum.

Thank Ken Q
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vjr09
28 July 2018|
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Response from Davidlens |
Theatre access are free. Only museum need 10 swiss francs to access.
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Response from Tsalib | Reviewed this property |
We took a tram to the train station, then took the train out to Augusta Raurica.
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