CaesarAugusta

Was a city in Northern Spain. Called later Zaragoza or Zaragossa. I guess it is only ancient town which is named according Roman Caesar.
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City was important because it was guarding trade route to Spain. Here model of the city.
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Lot of Roman ruins can be found here.
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Thee man himself on the streets of Zaragoza – Gaius Octavianus. Later emperor Augustus.
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River Ebro is looking very magnificent especially at night. No wonder this was good place for tribesmen to settle here on ancient times.
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Nice looking church – one of the many- in the old town square.
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Nearly everything old is near plaza del Pillar. Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar is a really big and nice church on the side of plaza.
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It’s winter – so local people have built on Christmas or New Year’s Eve an ice slide…
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In the night plaza and basilica del Pillar look’s very nice.
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Nice looking obelisk in the old town near Ebro-river.
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There are still some Roman time buildings left. Here is the local bathhouse.
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Still some original parts left.
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And of course one needed toilet – also in bathhouse.
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Maybe ancient Romans used wooden shoes. Floor was very hot in calidarium.
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Computer model what it may have been looking here.
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Model of Roman theater in Caesaraugusta.
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Model from different angle.
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Ruins of ancient theatre is now an interesting museum.
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Masks of Roman play’s found on excavation site.
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More artifacts found on place.
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From third floor one get’s better view on site.
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Old house of merchants in downtown – Sala De Exposiciones La Lonja. Very nice columns and ceiling.
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Museo del Foro de Caesaraugusta (right) is located another end of plaza del Pillar – nearly everything old in this city is located on same plaza.
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Model of former main square of Caesaraugusta.
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Ruins on bottom layer of museum.
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Roman time tunnels under the museum.
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Roman life in triclinium – dining room.
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Very nice copy of roman oil lamp.
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Here some picture of Cathedral of the Savior – La SEO.
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This church is placed on location of old mosque – from time when city was called Zaragusta.
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More decoration of times of Al Andalusia.
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Here some churches more where seems to be architecture of older muslim times. Santa María Magdalena built by moors or Mudejars who stayed in Spain after conquista.
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It’s bell tower looks really nice and unique.
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Iglesia Parroquial de San Gil Abad was also a mosque but was changed by Mudejars after reconquista. Style can not be misinterpreted.
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Streets in Zaragoza look very nice and seem to be in good condition.
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Well … in the end nice fountain near hotel and plaza del Pillar.
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