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Late Roman fortress Gamzigrad

Felix Romuliana Felix Romuliana

South of the Danube, near Zajecar, are the ruins of the late-Roman fortress Gamzigrad (3rd and 4th century). Archaeological diggings in the fortress have unearthed the remains of a palace with exceptionally fine mosaics, public baths and impressive city gates.

It is the location of the ancient Roman complex of palaces and temples Felix Romuliana, built by Emperor Galerius.

A crown of Roman palatial architecture is the archaeological site Gamzigrad – Felix Romuliana (III and IV century), the residence of Roman Emperor Gaj Valerie Maximianus Galerius. Gamzigrad, located on the upland, near Zajecar, in Timok valley, presents the superior achievement of late ancient times, due to art rang of mosaics and whole architecture. Its location indicates to importance that was attached to this region within Roman Empire. The significant part of the mosaic is situated in Museum in Zajecar that has to be visited, so the complete picture of this Roman site is gained.

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