Mainz Daily Photo

>Romans woz ‘ere- #600


Originally known as Castrum, this was the site of the Roman camp built in 90 CE.

You can still see the foundations of the original city gate, preserved in between some rather swish apartment blocks.

Swimming pool, too.

Not very deep, though.

Don’t think I’d want to dive in……

This entry was published on 2 November, 2008 at 12:00. It’s filed under Mainz and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

3 thoughts on “>Romans woz ‘ere- #600

  1. >How do you know so much about the history of the Mainz area? I’d like to take a few days and learn about the area, especially the roman’s involvement.Can you suggest any resources?

  2. >I often wonder what the Romans would think if they were able to return to see their former sites. Tiles are colourful.

  3. >Good thing it’s raining here now, or I’d deeply resent your “show-off” attitude with all that water. Such abundance! An embarrassment of riches!I like the tiles. Musta gottem from the Romans.

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