Sarmizegetusa (Roman) - Hunedoara

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Sarmizegetusa Ulpia Traiana was built by the Romans on the main route into Transylvania following their invasion in 2nd century AD. This settlement, which was capital of Roman Dacia between 107 and 271AD, had the same name as the Dacian capital which was deep in the mountains. Part of the Roman town has been excavated and is open to the public: an oval amphitheatre, forum and palace. More ruins are visible along the village tracks.

 

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