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Augusta Raurica, Augst

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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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  • What a location! Feel yourself in the medieval again! Also the museum was awesome. A must see and walk venue!  more »
  • If you're already in the area, this is a nice place to stop and see Roman ruins in Switzerland. It doesn't compare to ruins in Mediterranean countries but still provides a sense of what life was like....  more »
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  • 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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