Aquincum is a large Ancient Roman site in Budapest housing the remains of part of what was an important military base and city. Most of the sites at Aquincum date back to the second century AD, when the city reached its peak with up to 40,000 inhabitants and as the capital of the province of Pannonia, later Lower Pannonia.
Today, the site of Aquincum has much to offer sightseers and history enthusiasts alike, including the ruins of a city wall, an amphitheatre (one of two in Budapest), temples, homes and burial grounds.
There is also the modest Aquincum Museum housing some artifacts from the site, although the English translations could be improved.
Aquincum stop via HEV (suburban train) towards Szentendre or buses 34, 134 or 106 (from Obuda, Szentlelek Square)
15-30 April and in Oct: 9am-5pm (museum from 10am) May-Sept: 9am-6pm (museum from 10am) Rest of year: 10am-4pm (museum only) Closed Mondays and ruins closed Nov-14 April Entry costs 850 HUF in winter (museum only – ruins closed), 1,300 HUF in summer. It costs extra to take photos in the museum.
Szentendrei út 139, 1031 Budapest, Hungary
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