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1. ROMAN WALLS

Walls RomanasMonumento declared of Cultural Interest
Location: Avenida Cesar Augusto
Dating: third century A.D.

About 80 m. in length, is the best preserved vestiges of the wall, built in the third century, it seems which reached a perimeter of 3,000 m and 120 towers have their moments of greatest development. The walling remained effective defense during the Visigothic period and Muslim.

2. MUSEUM FORUM CAESARAUGUSTA


Location: Plaza de La Seo, 2
Dating: I a century. C. - I Century d. C.

The museum Caesaraugusta forum gives us a glimpse of everyday life in the heart of the city during the founding era and the first century of existence. These archaeological remains belong to a market at the time of the Emperor Augustus and the urban forum built in the time of Tiberius, his successor.

3. MUSEUM OF RIVER PORT CAESARAUGUSTA

Location: Plaza de San Bruno, 8
Dating: I a century. C. - I Century d. C.

The structure of a large building, which was the northeast boundary Caesaraugusta forum and put it in communication with the shore of the Ebro, where the river port would stand remains. The river was navigable in Roman times, and he developed extensive trade.

4. MUSEUM OF PUBLIC HEALTH SPA CAESARAUGUSTA

Location: San Juan and San Pedro, 3-7
Dating: I a century. C. - I Century d. C.

In the city center Caesaraugusta space between the forum and the theater, rose from the first century BC to the early fourth century, a public baths. Of the various rooms with the facilities that had been preserved remains of some latrines were demolished to build upon them a great outdoor portico.

5. THEATRE CAESARAUGUSTA

Declared Monument of Cultural Interest
Location: Between Veronica and Pedro Joaquín Soler Streets.
Dating: I Century d. C.
Visible from outside

It is one of the largest theaters in the Roman Hispania. Had a capacity around 6,000 spectators, a fact that reveals the importance of this building in a city that had about 18,000 inhabitants. Started in the time of Tiberius, construction continues until the rule of Claudius. The theater is maintained until the s. III AD, when it begins its spoliation, as part of its materials were used in the regrowth of the wall. Unlike other theaters that took advantage of the slope of the land to develop the stands, the Caesaraugusta is built on a flat plot, following the model of the Theatre of Marcellus, in Rome.

6. CRYPT OF SANTA ENGRACIA


Location: Church of Santa Engracia (entrance C / Castilian)
Dating: Century IV d. C.

The Jeronimo Monastery of Santa Engracia was built in the 1st half of the sixteenth century on the ancient Christian-Roman necropolis, where they were found two marble sarcophagi, that of Receptio Animae (also known as the Assumption) dated between 330 and 340 AD and the trilogy Petrina dated to 340-350 AD, now stored in its crypt. The monastery was destroyed in the nineteenth century, leaving the front of the church of Santa Engracia, restored later that century coincided with the building of the new temple, as the only vestiges of the old building.

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