Abusina or Abusena was a Roman castra (military outpost), and later of town, of the Roman Province of Raetia.

It was at Eining near Abensberg, on the Upper German- Raetian Limes , which at this point was the Danube River. Abusina stood near to the eastern termination of the high road which ran from the Roman military station Vindonissa on the Aar to the Danube.

In the 2nd century the fort was occupied by the Cohors IV Tungrorum with about 1,000 men. By the later Roman Empire, archaeology and the Notitia Dignitatum suggest the site was occupied by Cohors III Brittonum with only 50 men.



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Founded: c. 80 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Germanic Tribes (Germany)

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Philip Barnie (13 months ago)
Very interested place, l love it.
Kaitlyn Krahl (18 months ago)
Nice place to visit if interested in Roman history. Not too much to see but lots to read. If you're passing through, it's worth a stop.
The lucky star (3 years ago)
The view is nice and you learn a lot of things (in Deutch). You can walk there for the whole place and it has a parking lot. It's not for people who wants to make grill or to have fun. It's a historical landscape
Daniella Galloro (3 years ago)
If you have some interested in Roman history, it is amazing to contemplate one of its forts. Time has destroyed almost everything, but from the top built there you can have an idea of the size and steucte built in the old times.
Libor Gecnuk (7 years ago)
Amazing and Real peace of history … "History to touch for young and old" is usually in August and the motto in the former border fort Abusina in Bad Goegging. At Bavaria's largest Roman festival, visitors can experience the everyday life of Rome as they did 2000 years ago.
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