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Roman Tours

#1 of 18 Tours in Chester
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Address: 23 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD, England
Phone Number: +44 1978 761264
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Great visit. Kids aged 8 loved it!

The guide was great, funny and knowledgeable. He was nice to the children and accommodating for weather and needs of the group. The tour itself was great and we saw the remains of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The guide was great, funny and knowledgeable. He was nice to the children and accommodating for weather and needs of the group. The tour itself was great and we saw the remains of Roman Chester.

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1 Thank vanessatellier
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. Good value for money. The guides were professional and interesting. Slightly nerdy, with a great sense of humour, giving a good insight into the life of a Roman soldier and of Deva Victrix.

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2 Thank Mark B
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an absolutely excellent tour with Thrax. He is totally immersed in the subject and period, and really made Deva, and its place in the empire, come to life. Thanks again!!

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2 Thank ALSpikey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of the low-season we were just a Small group of my girlfriend, me and the guide. Although the guide was dressed as a roman soldier and everybody was looking at us, it was the best guided tour ever. Much information, funny and definitely worth it.

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2 Thank Felix B
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been researching Ancient Rome for many years preparing a series of books set there. Our guide Thrax, however, really knew his stuff. Everything he wore was absolutely accurate. Even his tattoos were based on the original Thracian designs. His tour was fascinating. His talk about all aspects of Roman life - in Chester and elsewhere - was riveting.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd been meaning to do this tour for ages and finally got round to it last week. I have done a number of tours of Chester (general and themed) and they have all been good in their different ways. This one has the advantage of being led by an impressively dressed legionary complete with helmet, sword and cane. There was... More 

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2 Thank David F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I have lived in Chester for 6 years I had never done this tour. It was really enjoyable for us adults and 2 young children who we thought would not last the 90 minutes but it was so interesting that the time flew by. The roman soldier was so good with children and encouraged questions and bought roman chester... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our guide was excellent and extremely knowledgeable. he was previously an archaeologist but now he is a legionary of the Legio XX !! He wore a very authentic uniform (much better than the ones lurking near the forums in Rome and charging up to €20 for a Photo! ). He was great with our grandson, handling questions well and providing... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Our trip was yesterday afternoon, 27th October, with a Roman soldier of the XX Legion! A chilly day but an enlightening and very enjoyable experience. Our soldier answered my eight year old grandson's questions respectfully, fully and age appropriately. My husband whose favourite subject of study is Roman history, was as enthralled as I was. This 'soldier' is extremely knowledgeable.... More 

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Dukinfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Guide was good & the tour well thought out. My grandkids loved it. Amazing what you find out. I'd recommend it to all age groups

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