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Visit the Archaeological Park in Ruffenhofen, Germany

 
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Air photo of the ancient forts position
Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 14th of April, 2009

It's an open air park, using a great new concept for displaying ancient history. Often it is very difficult to do that, because you have to follow certain rules not to destroy anything left on the ground.

With useing plants and lawnmowvers to show for example the walls or the streets within the fort, you can show the diemnsions and the position of certain buildings without damaging anything. They do it really well here, it's a great place for a short trip!

 

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Wazling wrote on May 18, 2009:
This was a skeleton of a roman horse, in the ditch of a roman castrum. Took several days to dig it out like that.
 
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ultimatetravel wrote on May 18, 2009:
What is that on the ground? Looks odd to me, can you explain? Is it archeological artifacts, ruins or something?
 
 
 
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