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Interesting and free

Hidden away these truely ancient ruins reflect the long history of Boppard and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
inoble
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Small but impressive

This bit of Roman walls is a 1 minute walk from the markt and worth exploring. The best thing is... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Zin3
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San Anselmo
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Hidden away these truely ancient ruins reflect the long history of Boppard and the surrounding area. Still very visible and easily accessible it's worth taking half an hour to explore what's left of the Roman settlement. It's free and open to visit at anytime. If...More

Thank inoble
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This bit of Roman walls is a 1 minute walk from the markt and worth exploring. The best thing is the single massive block in the one small enclosure. It’s being used as an ashtray by smokers, but it is really the metal joint system...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

A short walk from where our boat moored we visited these fascinating old ruins as we looked round the beautiful town of Boppard. They are worth looking at as part of a look round but not a "must visit" attraction on their own.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Only with a lot of fantasy this can be called interesting. It probably is for the local archaeologists, but definitively not worth a detour to visit.

Thank JSVV
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Well, as probably other people will say, this is not just worth to visit Boppard only for this but is an extra that is nice to see as you do not expect some roman walls in this town besides the Rhin river to be quite...More

1  Thank JordiBo
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

It is amazing that these pieces of the wall have lasted so long. They point to the past of this friendly little town. At one stage the roman settlement housed 600 troops so must have provided a great deal of trade opportunities for the local...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

You just don't expect to find 10 foot thick roman stone walls and towers to be scattered throughout a small village, but there are many parts of these ruins around the city, but you must go seek them out.

1  Thank WanetaLake
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Boppard has some of the best Roman ruins I have found - city walls, tunnels, arches. They are amazingly thick and it's easy to imagine the Roman presence in this little German town. All are open to explore.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Nice excavation of the old Roman fort that was here. Not worth coming to Boppard just for for this, but definitely worth seeing while in town. Only 3-4 blocks walk from the city center.

Thank a f
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Reasonably well explained, this bit of archeology is worth a detour in lovely Boppard-on-the-Rhein. Shows the development from the early Roman days through its continued use in medieval times.

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