Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre, Reading

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  • This is such an interesting place to visit! There's lots of history here and it's a great place to go for a walk, too.  more »
  • Great place to get away from it all. Took our dog with us and had a good time (albeit buffeted by the wind) walking the walls of the of Roman Town. Lots of good interesting boards telling the...  more »
  • 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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