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The remains of a former military garrison of the Roman province of Pannonia include a large amphitheater for 1,600 spectators.
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Szentendrei ut 139 | Obuda District, Budapest 1031, Hungary
Óbuda-Békásmegyer
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+36 1 250 1650
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

History buffs will enjoy the displays and signage is also in English and worth reading. Make sure you walk through the garden, ruins extend further than the eye first sees.

Thank TravelwithCarol2017
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Assuming you are getting to the museum by the HEV train, you would head south and walk along the perimeter of the compound in order to get to the entrance. Unless you are a serious history buff and want to see the ruins up close...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This "gem"in visiting Budapest is an example of the continuation and need of governments of the day,from whatever side of the political spectrum there core values are focused to ensure adequate funding is set aside for national and world wide treasures of historical significance and...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I have recently visited the Aquincum Archaeological Park on the recommendation of a friend, as we are both interested in Roman history and the cult of Mithras. We wanted to say how impressed we were by the site, especially the wealth of objects in the...More

Thank Thecrazyraven
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This museum, located about 30-45 minutes from Pest, via the HEV, and then a bit of a walk, It is part indoors and part outdoors, It is well laid out and you will come out of it with a greater understanding and appreciation of how...More

Thank Elana G
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I enjoy studying history, and ancient history is one of my favourites, especially anything to do with the Roman empire. So, when I found out that this ancient sight wasn't too far away from the main city of Budapest, my wife and I decided to...More

Thank batshead
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Quite a maze of buildings surrounded by arcades full of stonework, with 2 museums, one bewitch a Roman organ. A ticket for here gets you free entry at one of the other city historical museum sites, and vice versa, the obvious one being the Castle...More

Thank account2018
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 9 am and had the place to ourselves. The exposed foundations/ruins were great and we enjoyed wandering around taking pictures and admiring the romans skills. Don’t miss all the artifacts in the cover structure! Good stuff!

1  Thank Kathleen_M68
Reviewed 1 May 2018

One of the largest archaeological parks in Hungary, the excavated site comprises approximately one quarter of the area of the Roman Town of Aquincum, which was occupied in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. You can reach the site by the train HEV5 which runs...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Aquincum was a city within the Roman Empire that was built to guard the trade routes. The ruins of the city can be found in the northern part of Budapest (on the Pest side very near to the Danube). We learned that the city had...More

Thank Nick D
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Response from Givigy | Reviewed this property |
It's a Roman site. After they suppressed the rebels in Judea (with many casualties), they enslaved hundreds of thousands of remaining citizens. Jewish status was very bad in the Roman era since then, and you are not likely... More
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Response from EpicArcher | Reviewed this property |
Yes the prices are split but it would be a shame to miss the museum. It holds one of the few late Roman helms ever found and it is just incredible. You will also have to pay a further fee in order to take photos.
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