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Town Baths

The Town Baths of Colonia Ulpia Traiana resembled a palace in many respects. The well preserved remains of their foundation walls, pools, heating ducts and fireplaces can be visited under a protective building whose outer shape reflects the fascinating dimensions of the antique building.

Last rays of sunlight falling through the glass facade of the protective building.

Protective Building

Steel and glass

An impressive building of steel and glass protects the excavated remains of the Town Baths and at the same time visualises the original size of the antique architecture. more

Miniature model of the Large Baths.

Roman Baths

Health centres and meeting points

The baths were primarily used for relaxation and personal hygiene. Moreover, they had an important social function – this is where the Romans met, chatted, cut deals and made political decisions. more

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