Kastell Biriciana

Weissenburg, Germany

Kastell Biriciana was a former Roman military camp. It was occupied from the 1th century AD to the mid-3rd century as a part of Limes Germanicus (a line of frontier fortifications that bounded the ancient Roman provinces). There was first a wooden fortifications, which were later replaced with a square stone fort. The known internal buildings are marked by stone slabs. There is today a reconstructed north gate, the large thermal baths and the Roman museum.

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Founded: 90 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Germanic Tribes (Germany)

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Petr Sobíšek (2 years ago)
Well-restored part of the Roman fortifications - Limes Romanus. Open Air Museum - entrance for free 24/7.
Vell Russ (2 years ago)
Nicht nur historisch ein Erlebnisort. Traumhafte Aussicht auf die Wülzburg und ein Ort, an dem man fantastische Sonnenuntergänge erleben kann. Dazu gibt es viele informative Tafeln, die kürzlich erst erneuert wurden, auf denen nicht nur über die Bauweise des Castrums, sondern auch über die dort ehemals stationierte Legion, die Ala I Hispanorum, erzählt wird. Mit rekonstruiertem Nordtor und ein wenig Fantasie ist es gar nicht so schwer, sich vorzustellen, wie es hier wohl ein Mal ausgesehen haben mag. Wer davon mehr wissen möchte, kann sich im nahen Römermuseum oder in der Therme genauer weiterbilden. Wer davon genug hat, kann hier auch unabhängig des historischen Hintergrundes einen fantastischen Nachmitta verbringen.
Ursuler Maierle (2 years ago)
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Thomas Behr (3 years ago)
Das Kastell Biriciana ist eine der tollen Sehenswürdigkeiten von Weißenburg. Teile der "Überbleibsel" der Römerzeit wurden sehr schön rekonstruiert und wiederaufgebaut. Für Kinder, wie auch für Erwachsene ist es eine wunderbare Möglichkeit mit den "Römern auf tuchfühlung" zu gehen und dies ist völlig kostenlos. Gleich in der Nähe befindet sich eine alte römische Therme, welche auch sehr sehenswert ist! Für Familien richtig toll!!!!! Absolut empfehlenswert!!!!
mlodypanicz1 (3 years ago)
Not to bad :)
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