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Viminacium, Serbia

Categories: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
Viminacium was a major city and military camp of the Roman province of Moesia, and the capital of Moesia Superior. The site is located 12km from the modern town of Kostolac in Eastern Serbia. The city dates back to the 1st century AD, and at its peak it is believed to have had 40,000 inhabitants, making it one of the biggest cities of that time. It lies on the Roman road Via Militaris. Viminacium was devastated by Huns in the 5th century, but was later rebuilt by Justinian. It was completely destroyed with the arrival of Slavs in the 6th century. Today, the archaeological site occupies a total of, and contains remains of temples, streets, squares, amphitheatres, palaces, hippodromes and Roman baths.
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  • Interesting historical old roman town complex to visit while exploring Serbia. You will learn a lot about Roman imperator and also you can see skeletons of animals that don't exist. If you want some f...  read more »
  • The first time I was in Viminacium. The site is so valuable and important to the history of this area and the whole of Europe. But we do not have enough money for research and excavations are still on...  read more »
  • By Serbian standards, this is an impressive Roman archeological site; but, if you have already visited Pompei, Herculanum, Oplontis, Villa del Casale etc, you'll probably be disappointed. Only a few p...  read more »
  • Great place. Tours start every full hour and last for about 2h.
  • Lokalitet od velikog znacaja za nasu istoriju.
  • Historical place
  • Fascinantno i poucno!
  • Ogroman lokalitet. U sklopu obilaska se ide vozilom od jednog dela na drugi deo sa vodičem koji vrlo detaljno objašnjava detalje oko mesta. Parking je ispred velik. Ima putokaz, asfaltirano je do same recepcije. Svaka preporuka za posetu.
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