The Roman military theatre of Aquincum (as Budapest was formerly known) was much bigger than the civilian equivalent. It now ... More
Military Town Amphitheatre
The Roman military theatre of Aquincum (as Budapest was formerly known) was much bigger than the civilian equivalent. It now stands, ruined but still proud, at the intersection of several busy streets. Most people barely catch a glimpse of it as they breeze by. But the amphitheatre has its fans: it is used as a park by the locals and as a place of meditation for those seeking to commune with history. The scale of the amphitheatre can only be appreciated by getting into the middle of it: it's actually larger than the famous Coliseum in Rome. It was used for about 200 years (from circa 100 AD to 300 AD).
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