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Very good but watch your HEAD!

This is a beautiful spot and it is a work in progress. They do excavations each summer and expand... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
London, ON
Worth a visit if you are historically interested

The romans have been everywhere in Portugal, and the area around Ammaia was apparently quite a big... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Henrik S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 Jan 2018
“Very good but watch your HEAD!”
2 Sep 2017
“Worth a visit if you are historically interested”
M521, Sao Salvador da Aramenha 7330-318, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a beautiful spot and it is a work in progress. They do excavations each summer and expand their knowledge of the area. The glass collection itself is worth the price of the entrance fee. But watch your head if you are more than...More

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The romans have been everywhere in Portugal, and the area around Ammaia was apparently quite a big settlement. The small museum has a nice exhibition with some interesting artefacts recovered from the site, including some very well-exhibited jewellery and some amazingly well-preserved glassware. It also...More

Thank Henrik S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were not able to get here as our pre-programmed GPS took us into a small town and ultimately into someone's front yard where I had to back down a steep road around two 90-degree corners. Please make sure you know where you are headed...More

Thank Geoffrey E
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If one is in Marvao, Castelo de Vide or even in Portalegre, a slight detour to this Roman Ruins is well worthwhile. The ruins are of a Roman city from the first century to the fifth century still unveiling many information. The museum has a...More

Thank Martim05
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is an amazing site which s not publicised well. As already mentioned only 1 - 5% of the site is excavated but the interpretation boards are good [they are in Portuguese & English] In the museum search for the red A4 boards as these...More

1  Thank Lynherlynda
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Historically the second most important Roman metropolis in the Iberian Peninsula after Merida. It occupies an area of 20 hectares but only 1% is excavated! A lot more needs to be done to show people its past importance. A shame so much of its stones...More

2  Thank Nuno F
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Ammaia, unlike the large Roman ruins elsewhere, is largely unexcavated. The cily straddles rural fields (full of wildflowers in April), roads, and villages and leaves much to the imagination. There is a small but informative museum there with maps and artifacts, and I was lucky...More

2  Thank ann g
Reviewed 20 November 2014

There is a road built right in the middle of the ruins of Ammaia !, a Roman village which boomed until the IVth century and which is located near Marvão. I had never heard of Ammaia before and was very positively surprised with what I...More

1  Thank Pope22
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