Tag: roman

  • Temple of Diana

    written by zulupt on 2010-01-29 #places
    Temple of Diana

    The Temple of Diana is located in the heart of Évora, Portugal. It is a Roman Temple built in the 1st Century B.C. and it is what is left of the city forum. It has been classified by UNESCO as World historical heritage.

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  • Map It and Tag It Rumble: Chester!

    written by johnccc on 2011-02-03 #places
    Map It and Tag It Rumble: Chester!

    Chester is the place that I seem to spend most of my time in. Whether it be on a night out or exploring the back streets to find something I haven't seen before. It's also a place where I seem to test most of my cameras too.

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  • The Backstreets of Albarracín Teruel, Spain

    written by bensozia on 2010-05-28 #places
    The Backstreets of Albarracín Teruel, Spain

    A small mountain village in the north-east of Spain with Celtic, Roman, Arabic, Christian and Visigoth influences, and now a proposed World Heritage Site.

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  • Winter Getaway

    written by trincheiras on 2010-06-24 #places
    Winter Getaway

    Known as the capital of Alentejo or the Museum City, Évora is like a fable where history is discovered on every corner. From the Celts, to the Roman Empire, through the Moors we can find remains left behind in this magical scenario.

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  • Priene, an Ancient City of the Ionian Coast

    written by azurblue on 2009-10-27 #places
    Priene, an Ancient City of the Ionian Coast

    From Selçuk or from Kusasasi, pay a visit to Priene, and see the Temple of Athena, which was built by Architect Pytheos, responsible for the construction of the Mausoleum at the Halicarnassus, considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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  • Awesome Acoustics at Plovdiv Roman Ampitheatre!

    written by fletchinski84 on 2012-11-20 #places
    Awesome Acoustics at Plovdiv Roman Ampitheatre!

    In September I was lucky enough to visit the gorgeous amphitheater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. What made this day even better was that there was a huge orchestra and singers practicing for a show taking place there later that evening!

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  • Art and culture: The Roman Mosaic

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-11 #places
    Art and culture: The Roman Mosaic

    The Roman Mosaic is one of the coolest museums in Constanta. It’s not too big so you won’t get bored and you’ll have more time to focus on the details. Whenever I visit the Roman Mosaic, I always take my time to look at all the different artifacts. It is a unique and inspiring experience as I have the opportunity to see one of the most ancient art forms and discover how time has influenced it.

  • Emporion: The Remains of a Greek and Roman City in the North of Catalonia

    written by rater on 2009-12-09 #places
    Emporion: The Remains of a Greek and Roman City in the North of Catalonia

    Founded in the VI century B.C. and starting its decay on the I century D.C., the excavation site of these ancient ruins offer a nice landscape to travel to the past with your mind.

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  • Analogue Events: Pompeii - Life in A Roman Town 79CE Exhibition

    written by coolsigg on 2011-02-09 #news
    Analogue Events: Pompeii - Life in A Roman Town 79CE Exhibition

    The Roman Town of Pompeii was buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24th August 79 CE. It was only rediscovered in the 18th century. This exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore features 279 artifacts on loan from The Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Naples and Pompeii, Italy. This event runs from 16 Oct 2010 till 23 Jan 2011.

  • El Jem - The World's 3rd Largest Amphitheatre

    written by candy_candy on 2010-09-01 #places
    El Jem - The World's 3rd Largest Amphitheatre

    The ruins of the amphitheatre were declared a World Heritage Site in 1979. El Jem is famous for its amphitheatre (often incorrectly called "a coliseum"), capable of seating 35,000 spectators. Read on for a little dose of culture and history!