Portugal’s Roman Ruins

Roman ruins are a fascinating part of background. The Roman Empire mastered over a large part of modern day and was grand Europe for over a thousand decades.

Sao Cucufate Roman Villa

Roman Temple of Evora

In Portugal, there are a number of these historical sites. Following are a few of the most memorable and intriguing. Here are the top roman ruins of Portugal!

Mirobriga

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(300 A.D.-399 A.D.; Vidigueira)

Conimbriga

Referred as Villa Aulica, Sao Cucufate is believed to have become a farmhouse. The ruins are all well-preserved and detailed. The grounds also house cold and hot tubs.  

Ruins of Troia

(100 A.D.-199 A.D.; Évora)

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Lisbon Roman Theater Museum

It is clear that the Roman Temple of Évora was once an impressionable Roman monument. However, it is uncertain who the benefactor was. It has been attributed to the Roman God Jupiter, as well as the Roman Goddess Diana, the Emperor Augustus.

Ponte de Lima Roman Bridge

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The Ancient Wall of Évora

(0 A.D.-99 A.D.; Santiago do Cacem)

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Mirobriga is some of the oldest and most important ruins in the country’s website. After a bustling Roman city, it’s now famous for its dimensions and well-preserved sites, the website of the notoriously brutal chariot races, including the country Hippodrome.

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(100 B.C. to 1 B.C.; Condeixa a Nova)

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Conimbriga is possibly the best Roman site at Portugal, despite dating in the Iron Age. Excavations are still currently taking place to this day. Highlights include public buildings, houses, and walls and streets. Also, the public bathrooms still maintain some of their original brilliance throughout heating method and their preserved mosaics.

(0 A.D.-99 A.D.; Sol Troia)

Visitors are now able to rediscover the complicated that is salt-fishing. Additional sites include the residential area, baths, and an ancient mausoleum and cemetery. Those interested in participating in a guided tour may also have to explore the Christian basilica.

(0 A.D.-99 A.D.; Lisbon)

The Lisbon Roman Theater Museum is a modern construction that houses ruins of the original construction in addition to findings in the excavations. During its heyday, the first could house as many as 5000 audiences.

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(Braga)

Ponte meaning bridge, ponte de Lima, crosses the River Lima. It is in excellent condition, though that is largely because of the simple fact that much of it was rebuilt in the 14th century.

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(14th century; Évora)

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Évora’s walls surround the entirety of what’s currently the museum-city. They are one of the best preserved in Portugal, and were my favourite feature of the website.

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