Saalburg Roman Fort, Germany

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Carole Raddato
published on 23 August 2021

The Saalburg is a reconstructed Roman cohort fort located northwest of Bad Homburg in Hesse (Germany) and belonging to the Limes Germanicus. This fort served for 150 years as a base for frontier troops stationed along the Roman Frontier in Germany. The Saalburg is the most completely reconstructed Roman fort in Germany and serves as a research institute and open-air museum. It is part of UNESCO‘s “Upper-German Raetian Limes“ World Heritage Site.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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