Budapest, Hungary

Places

Aquincum Museum

Purposely built on the western edge of an ancient Roman civilian settlement, this museum offers extensive exhibits on Roman life in Budapest. There is a vast collection of Roman coins and wall paintings, a replica of a 3rd century organ called a ‘hydra’ and stone sarcophagi. Across the road is the Roman Civilian Amphitheatre which, while smaller than the original thing, leaves much to the imagination; you can still see stone cubicles where the lions were kept and the ‘Gate of Death’ to the west where slain gladiators were carried through.

Address: III Szentendrei ut 139
Tel: +361 250-1650
Prices: Summer: Adult 1300Ft (1040Ft with Budapest Card)/ child 960Ft. Winter: Adult/child 800/400Ft



  

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