...that you should have seen in Carnuntum

The Roman city of Carnuntum just outside Vienna offers visitors a unique experience worldwide with its Roman houses reconstructed on the original site. But there are also plenty of discoveries to be made beyond that, as the fabulous worlds of the Carnuntum-Marchfeld Roman Country region offer a variety of culture, culinary delights and nature.

Here are 5 highlights that will perfectly round off your day trip. Your day ticket includes access to all locations.

1. Roman Quarter

In Carnuntum, the Roman era is not a distant past, but a present that can be experienced with all senses. For this purpose, a part of a Roman city quarter has been reconstructed on the original site, the only one of its kind in the world.

Hauptstraße 1A
2404 Petronell-Carnuntum

2. Museum Carnuntinum

The Museum Carnuntinum is the first excavation museum in Austria and is currently showing the new exhibition "Metropolis at the Danube Limes"

Badgasse 42
2405 Bad Deutsch-Altenburg

3. The Heathen's Gate

The present landmark of Carnuntum was originally a triumphal arch in front of the walls of the civil town of Carnuntum.

Heidentorgasse
2404 Petronell-Carnuntum

4. Military City's Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre was built of stone during the 2nd century A.D., and the spectator stands could seat a total of about 8,000 people. A multimedia exhibition next to the amphitheater of the military city gives an insight into the world of ancient arena fighters.

Wiener Straße 52
2405 Bad Deutsch-Altenburg

 

5. Civilan City's Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre of the civil city was located outside the ancient city walls and was built at the end of the 2nd century AD.

It is next to the Roman Quarter within 10 minutes walking distance.

 

 

Distances between venues and train stations/between individual venueskmPiktogramm Fahrzeug.jpgPiktogramm Fußgänger.jpg
Roman City Quarter – Civilian City's Amphitheatre/Gladiator school 0,8 --- 10 min.
Roman City Quarter – Heidentor (Heathen's Gate) 1,5 3 min. 20 min.
Roman City Quarter – Military City's Amphitheatre 3,0 5 min. 45 min.
Military City's Amphitheatre – Museum Carnuntinum 2,5 5 min. 40 min.
Roman City Quarter – Train station Petronell-Carnuntum 1,5 3 min. 20 min.
Military City's Amphitheatre – Train station Bad Deutsch-Altenburg 2,0 4 min. 30 min.
Vienna city border – Roman City CarnuntumkmPiktogramm Fahrzeug.jpg
Vienna – Roman City Quarter/Civilian City's Amphitheatre/Gladiator school 45 approx. 35 min. approx. 60 min.
Vienna – Military City's Amphitheatre 47,5 approx. 40 min. ---
Vienna – Museum Carnuntinum 50 approx. 45 min. approx. 70 min.

 

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