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Roman BathsRoman Baths
Bath, England, UK
60-70 CE

Dedicated to the Celtic-Roman goddess Sulis Minerva, these ancient Roman baths are still fed by a sacred hot spring. The site museum displays excavations and artifacts from the baths and temple.

Chesters Roman FortChesters Roman Fort
England, UK
122 CE

Chesters Roman Fort, originally known as Cilurnum, was built around 124 CE as part of Hadrian's Wall in northern England. Its ruins include calvary barracks, a riverside bath house, and other structures scattered across a peaceful rural landscape. The English Heritage site includes Chesters Museum, which displays Roman tombstones and other artifacts.

Roman Arena of VeronaRoman Arena of Verona
Verona, Italy
c. 20-30 CE

The third-largest Roman amphitheater in the world after those in Rome and Capua, this ancient arena dominates the town square of Verona and hosts a famous opera festival each summer.

Rome, Italy

Built in 80 CE to host gladiatorial combats and other entertainment, the Colosseum was the largest amphitheatre in the Roman world. Although much damaged and plundered over the centuries, it remains an imposing presence in the heart of Rome.

Rome, Italy

This magnificent ancient temple was built by Emperor Hadrian in 125 and converted into a church in 609. It is the oldest intact ancient building in Rome.

Hadrian's WallHadrian's Wall
122-28 CE

Built in 122-26 CE, Hadrian's Wall marked the northern boundary of the Roman Empire. Today it is the largest Roman archaeological feature in Britain, stretching 73 miles across northern England. It includes ruins of the wall, milecastles, turrets, and forts and can be explored on foot via the Hadrian's Wall Path.

Segovia AqueductSegovia Aqueduct

The most visited and photographed sight in Segovia and the symbol of the city, the ancient Roman aqueduct of Segovia boasts a scale and state of preservation unmatched anywhere in Europe.

Baalbeck Archaeological SiteBaalbeck Archaeological Site
Baalbek, Lebanon

Baalbeck, also known as Heliopolis, is an ancient Roman city in northeastern Lebanon. It is famed for the magnificent Temple of Jupiter, the largest Roman ruin in the world.

Slope HousesSlope Houses
Ephesus, Turkey

These well-preserved dwellings provide an important window into the lifestyles of the Ephesian elite in Roman and Byzantine times.

House-Church of St. PeterHouse-Church of St. Peter
Capernaum, Israel

The ruins of the traditional House of St. Peter, where the New Testament says Jesus lived during his Galilee ministry, healed a paralytic and healed Peter's mother, also contain evidence of multiple Early Christian churches.

Wailing WallWailing Wall

This is all that remains of the Temple that was once the center of Jewish worship. The Western Wall Plaza is a vast, open-air synagogue that is the preferred place to pray for Jews worldwide.