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Alen-Kastell in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 48° 48.723 E 009° 12.642
32U E 515469 N 5406584
Quick Description: The location of an ancient Roman fort in Stuttgart, Germany.
Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date Posted: 11/18/2006 11:37:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMYXP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 63

Long Description:
With the stationing of Roman troops on the Neckar-Odenwald line, an easy and quickly built fort in wood and earth was raised in the years before 90 B.C. on the left bank of the Neckar on the Altenburg hill.

Around 100 B.C., the earthen fort was replaced with a stone fort.

Today, there is nothing remaining of this fort to be seen. The remains have been built over by a large complex of buildings which were originally a casern for the cavalry. The complex has been reconverted for a number of different commercial purposes.
Most Relevant Historical Period: Roman Empire > 27 B.C.

Admission Fee: Free

Opening days/times:
24/7


Web Site: [Web Link]

Condition: No remaining traces

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