Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre, Reading

4.4
#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Reading
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  • Walking the walls of Silchester is a great experience. The outline of this vast Roman site is clear and many features such as the amphitheatre, the North gate and the Forum are clear to see.  more »
  • OK, so there are 'only' some walls and an amphitheatre, as many here seem to complain. But thank goodness plastic houses and monuments haven't been added. Ample information panels fulfill that need. T...  more »
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  • It is a very peaceful place to walk and imagine what it was like when the Roman's were there. The Amphitheatre was interesting to see, it would be amazing if it could be brought back to life again to have plays and shows performed again.
  • Visited while an archeology dig was in progress. A guide showed us the open excavations and gave us a detailed explanation of we saw as well as an insight into Roman life at the time. A pity it only happens for four weeks, once a year.
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