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Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa

Sarmizegetusa 337415, Romania
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“settlement” (3 reviews)
“columns” (3 reviews)
“artifacts” (3 reviews)
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Sarmizegetusa 337415, Romania
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"excavations"
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"roman"
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"dacia"
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"walls"
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"lei"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 Owen S
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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
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

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

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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
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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
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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
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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_M76
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Located next to the main road, with two doubtful restaurants right at the entrance, and in a strange symbiosis with some of the local households (there was a car driving on the road to the Roman Forum), the site is far from its full potential....More

Thank Modi116
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

A place full of history, the ruins of a great stronghold of old Dacia. There are only several ruined walls, couple of columns. The place is not fully put in value, there are only several descriptions in location. There is no toilet inside the location...More

Thank Alexandru D
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Is a place full of history. The construction is big and impressive, worth visiting everything. The big stone walls and the layout of the historical site are imposing and give an overview in the past.

Thank Cristina S
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