Salinae is an important archaeological site in Vigo: an interesting tour of the only preserved solar evaporation marine saltworks from the Roman Empire.

A suggestive staged space explains the creation and development of the Roman salt industry in Vigo and the utilisation of fishing resources. It is the recovery and museological presentation of a Roman site, an evaporation salt lake, in operation during 1st-3rd centuries AD, which was devoted to large-scale salt production. An interesting route to discover the history of the only solar evaporation sea salt pond conserved and presented as a museum from the whole Roman Empire.

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Founded: 0-300 AD
Category: Museums in Spain

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Alicia (9 months ago)
Interesting
Alicia (9 months ago)
Interesting
mariafernanda (9 months ago)
I liked!!!
mariafernanda (9 months ago)
I liked!!!
loli “lolilop” lopez (10 months ago)
Very interesting and didactic exhibition on salt and salt pans. Ideal even for young children. The guided tour is very good, but you also learn a lot about the salt pans of Vigo in the exhibition, going alone. Highly recommended to know the origin of the importance of salt in our lives and also about the history of Vigo. A luxury to see the salt mine preserved there.
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