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Augusta Raurica, Augst

#2 of 33 in Historic Sites in Canton of Basel
Must see · Ruin · Historic Site
Augusta Raurica is a Roman archaeological site and an open-air museum in Switzerland located on the south bank of the Rhine river about 20 km east of Basel near the villages of Augst and Kaiseraugst. It is the site of the oldest known Roman colony on the Rhine.
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  • Bike tour from Basel to Augusta Raurica, to visit the Roman archaeological site. Great weather, nice bike tour and beautiful archaeological site.  more »
  • This site is a collection of roman ruins including an amphitheatre. You can view all the ruins for free and there is a museum which you can attend for a cost. In the museum is a collection of roman.....  more »
  • Went for the august festival - though it is geared for children and families, there are still a lot of interesting activities going on for adults. The glassmaking tent was great.
  • Surprisingly interesting location. One can make a small fun hike there.
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