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Saalburg in Bad Homburg

Saalburg - A reconstructed Roman fort

The Saalburg in Hesse is part of the Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes which is also known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Inside the reconstructed structures of a typical Roman fort, a museum tells about the life of the soldiers along the border.

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Museums Roman Empire World Heritage Sites

Reconstructed wall of a Roman fort in Bad Homburg

Reconstructed wall of a Roman fort, Germany

A part of the reconstructed wall at the Saalburg shows how the ancient Roman devensive wall looked like. At the outside it was whitewashed and painted with a trompe-l’œil pattern of ashlars.