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This underground enclosed site is self guided and large enough to give you an introduction to Roman era “Germania”. Well worth the visit but be aware that most of the posted descriptions are only in German.
First. Only 3-4 information boards are written in English, otherwise everything is written in German.
It is absolutely amazing the ruins you can view and the sewer line you can walk through. They have 3 D models to show you what they believe the building...More
It is not well marked, in a basement under government buildings, but this large group of partly intact Roman buildings shows another side of Cologne. You are walking up close and seeing a large collection of Roman tombs and sculptures, with few tourists except local...More
I was very surprised at this. It's not that large and they don't have much in English but I really liked seeing the ancient Roman ruins under the city of Koln. Others may not be as impressed but it didn't cost much at all.
This attraction is like a hidden treasure in Cologne, hardly sign posted or acknowledged from what I could make out.
It only costs 3.50 euro and well worth it. However, all the information about the artifacts and what you are viewing is only in German,...More
Here you can see the ruins of one part of the Praetorium. And it must have been vast. Brilliantly well laid out walkways with a small exhibition of artefacts and history to contextualise it. You can also follow a pathway into a Roman sewer (be...More
The Roman Praetorium in Cologne can be hard to find - it's in a slightly nondescript building off two of the main tourist streets, but it is definitely worth a look. The entry fee is minimal, and there are some exhibits that tell you about...More
This might not be to everyone's taste but as an avid reader of Roman fiction and a love of the antiquity I very much enjoyed it.
We paid €4 to enter however, kids are free. The initial room has a brief history of the site...More