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Sarmizegetusa 337415, Romania
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Great piece of history. It is interesting to see how things looked years ago. Affordable and fun! A must see.

Thank Catalin O
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you know nothing about the site and dacians-romans it is quite difficult to form an opinion based only on those plates in front of each "building" where you find several words about it. There is no toilet with running water, only some eco toilets...More

Thank 280alexandrur
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The capital of the Roman province of Dacia, it was built to replace the more secluded and harder to reach Dacian capital of Sarmizegetusa Regia. In need to impose authority, the romans made a Colonia level city from the start. This is a very interesting...More

Thank LupulDeDorobanti
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location and an important site for Romania. There is a small museum and attendant speaks good English and is very knowledgeable. They have done the best they can with limited funding. The actual site has only been started but has of potential

Thank 683owens
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is an awesome place from a historical perspective given the fact that is was a Roman Colonia, meaning a miniature Rome with all its patrician villas, forum, amphitheater etc. The fact that archaeologists are still digging is even more interesting as the place has...More

Thank Mihai Ioan A
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Still being excavated. Well worth a visit if you are into history. Large site so lots of walking required.

Thank AG1BSON
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The enclosure contains ruins from an ancient roman settlement including a forum, temples, markets and other buildings. The entire site is bigger than it seems initially and you should take at least an hour to visit. Mostly only the outlines of the structures walls remain...More

1  Thank lzralx
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Highly recommend a visit to this site. It is much larger than it appears from the highway. Not to be missed is the forum in the back, a vast area with interesting ruins. For 5 lei (less than $ 2) buy the brochure that contains...More

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The excavations are in work and the site was extended in the opposite side of the road: you may see the amphiteatrum, the forum, few temples and a palace. But most of ths city is still under the earth. We saw the excavations reveled constructions...More

1  Thank tomaciprian2004
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Need to see it , beautiful place that will show you the real history. It is a part of the beginnings of our civilization.

Thank Sorin M
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