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replica watchtower Fectio - near Utrecht - The Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eikenboom
N 52° 03.381 E 005° 09.940
31U E 648478 N 5769519
Quick Description: a replica watchtower guarding the northern frontier of the Roman Empire
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Date Posted: 5/15/2009 12:38:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM6CZG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 32

Long Description:
In Roman times, the river Rhine (flowing more northerly than today) marked the northern frontier of the Roman Empire. Along this frontier, army camps were built, one of which was called Fectio, located just to the east of present day Utrecht.

At the location of this camp, this replica watchtower was built.
Most Relevant Historical Period: Roman Empire > 27 B.C.

Admission Fee: no

Opening days/times:
free, public area


Web Site: [Web Link]

Condition: Completely intact or reconstructed

Visit Instructions:
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