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Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world - Part 1

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Travel back to antiquity and explore the ancient Roman civilization

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

The Roman Empire was vast. At its zenith, it included much of Europe, coastal northern Africa, the Balkans, Asia minor, and some parts of Mesopotamia and the Middle East. That's the modern-day equivalent of nearly 50 countries!

Discovering the Roman Empire's architectural legacy is one of the great pleasures of traveling. Browse the gallery and find out where to explore ancient Roman civilizations.  

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Tunisia -

El Djem Amphitheater, El Djem, North Africa. 

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Spain - The Amphitheater of Mérida.

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Jordan - The walled Greco-Roman settlement of Gerasa. 

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Cyprus - The ruins of ancient Kourion, located on the island's southwestern coast.

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Italy - Ostia Antica, near Rome

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Turkey - The Library of Celsus, Ephesus. 

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Italy - The Colosseum, Rome

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Italy - Dionysiac frieze, Villa of Mysteries, Pompeii.

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Spain - Aqueduct of Segovia

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Italy - Wall mosaic in Herculaneum, Ercolano, Campania

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Turkey - The ancient amphitheater in Hierapolis, Pamukkale.

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Italy - The Amphitheater of Capua. 

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Croatia - The Pula Arena is the name given to the city's Roman amphitheater.

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

France - Pont Du Gard Bridge, Nimes.

Must-visit Roman sites and ruins from around the world

Portugal - The Roman Temple of Évora, Alentejo, one of Portugal's must-see ancient sites.

 

1 Comments

  • Suvir

    Suvir

    12:59 AM, 08-06-2021

    The Colosseum was a lot smaller than I had imagined when I visited

    0 Reply
    • Ray Cooney

      12:04 AM, 27-06-2021

      Yes it always looks so massive in movies

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