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Archaeologiepark Xanten

Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2801 9889251
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Large park where once Roman town Colonia Ulpia Trajana was

This Archeology Park Xanten (APX) is where around 100AD one of 150 major Roman towns was. Founded... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Nice surprise!

Not expecting much, thus it was a very nice surprise. Some Roman ruins turned in huge green park... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Wageningen, The Netherlands
via mobile
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Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2801 9889251
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This Archeology Park Xanten (APX) is where around 100AD one of 150 major Roman towns was. Founded by Emperor Trajanus it was called Colonia Ulpia Trajana and in those days covered an area of roughly 900x800m. When the Romans left the town was deserted and...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Not expecting much, thus it was a very nice surprise. Some Roman ruins turned in huge green park, perfect for a nice weekend trip. We liked a lot! A must in the area...

1  Thank GuilhermeVaz
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited a large number of Roman sites all over Europe and this has to rate up there with the best. The entry fee is reasonable (€9 per adult and under 18s free), particularly as you can fill a day here. The park retains...More

3  Thank A C
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

What a Find!!! Could have spent an entire day here, Very interesting & informative! Signs in English & audio tour available but not necessary, great family place as well with lots of kid activities

1  Thank Sally G
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The weather was super-which helps- as there is a lot of walking. Very interesting history. Light lunch not so great and taste of coffee at Museum/ windmill cafe not good. Museum itself was great. Ruin of Harbour temple attractive. Wear comfortable shoes for walking!

1  Thank margaret2710
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is fantastic with a very nice modern building and interesting artifacts including a boat and a large area of the bath ruins. The park itself is disappointing since the above ground items are all reconstructed but there are interesting items that have been...More

1  Thank poodle2000
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Xanten was the furthest most town on the Roman/Germanic borders of the Roman Empire. The town was aligned to a Roman fort guarding the frontier. The reconstruction is fascinating and well presented. It is well worth visiting.

1  Thank Morgan712
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Love this place , it has lot of culture near to Rine river.It has very nice open stadium. this place carries lot of history itself. love it.

1  Thank Pawan K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Several entries available, is in fact a large park with very few things to see for adults. Quite some large walks to do between the different activities and buildings. Don't forget to have a piece of 1€ when visiting the museum as you need to...More

1  Thank Geert D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There is a lot to see, the park is large and there is information everywhere translated also in english. There is also a museum with great collection of artefacts and excavations.

1  Thank Yoana G
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10 May 2016|
Response from Clive C | Reviewed this property |
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)