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Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park, Bad Homburg

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Debuting as an open-air museum in the 19th century, Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park provides a journey back to an ancient Roman province. When the Roman Empire was at its peak, this location housed 600 soldiers in its garrison and almost 1,500 townspeople. The grounds included a guesthouse, baths, and taverns. The fort was rebuilt next to the archeological site where artifacts from the settlement were found. These artifacts are stored safely in glass cases in the main museum structure; the rest of the pieces in the displays are recreations. Purchase a ticket that includes admission to the Celtic World at the Glauberg to learn how the native people lived outside of the settlement. Make a stop by the Taberna restaurant in the museum to experience the tastes of ancient Rome. Use our Bad Homburg tourist route planner to add Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park and other attractions to your Bad Homburg vacation plans.
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  • I visited this castle in a rainy afternoon but still got fascinated by it. Is an amazing historical site and explains a lot about the Roman military experience.  more »
  • Once a thriving frontier community on the norther fringe of the Roman Empire, the Saalburg stands recreated on the original fortress foundations. A statue of Caesar Augustus greets you at the gate, su...  more »
  • In German it is called Römerkastell Saalburg. Only 20 minute drive from Frankfurt. Food and drink are available on site, and the gift shop, while not large, might be the cheapest in Germany. A note fo...  more »