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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Peter Herrmann (4 months ago)
Very nice place
Amina May (6 months ago)
Love it! Good reconstruction, well maintained. You can walk around even at night and still see something (it has lampposts).
Desirae Clark (2 years ago)
It was anticlimactic, in all honesty. I'm glad I loved the town so much since the Roman Limes sites were my goal. It's a shame there isn't more information explaining what you can see and explaining what is original and what it's purpose was.
Jur Veninga (2 years ago)
I visitid the Roman feast, Biriciana. Frankly, it was really boring.
Petr Sobíšek (2 years ago)
Well-restored part of the Roman fortifications - Limes Romanus. Open Air Museum - entrance for free 24/7.
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