Portugal’s Roman Ruins

Roman ruins are a part of history that is European. The Roman Empire was grand and mastered over a large part of modern day Europe for more than a thousand years.

Sao Cucufate Roman Villa


Roman Temple of Evora

Back in Portugal, there are a variety of these historical sites sprinkled throughout the country. Below are some of the most intriguing and memorable. Listed below are Portugal’s roman ruins!




(300 A.D.-399 A.D.; Vidigueira)


Sometimes referred as Villa Aulica, Sao Cucufate is believed to have been a farmhouse. The ruins are all well-preserved and comprehensive. The grounds also home cold and hot baths.  

Ruins of Troia

(100 A.D.-199 A.D.; Évora)

Lisbon Roman Theater Museum

It is evident that the Roman Temple of Évora was once an impressionable Roman monument. It is uncertain who the benefactor was. It has been attributed to the Roman God Jupiter, and to the Roman Goddess Diana, the Emperor Augustus.

Ponte de Lima Roman Bridge


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The Ancient Wall of Évora

(0 A.D.-99 A.D.; Santiago do Cacem)

Mirobriga is some of the earliest and most Roman ruins in the country’s site. It is now famous because of its dimensions and sites, the site of the infamously brutal chariot races, including the country Hippodrome once a Roman city.

(100 B.C. to 1 B.C.; Condeixa a Nova)

Conimbriga is possibly the best preserved Roman site in Portugal, despite dating in the Iron Age. Excavations are still currently taking place for this day. Highlights include lots of walls, public buildings, and homes and streets. Also, the baths maintain a few of their original splendor by using their preserved mosaics and heating method.


(0 A.D.-99 A.D.; Sol Troia)

Known for its fishing industry, visitors can now rediscover the complicated. Additional sites include the area Roman baths, and an ancient mausoleum and cemetery. Those interested in participating in a guided tour may also get to learn more about the Christian basilica.

(0 A.D.-99 A.D.; Lisbon)


The Lisbon Roman Theater Museum is really findings in the excavations in addition to a structure that homes ruins of their structure. During its heyday, the original may house as many as 5000 spectators.



Ponte meaning bridge, ponte de Lima, crosses the River Lima. It is in great condition, though that is mostly because of the simple fact that much of this was rebuilt in the 14th century.

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(14th century; Évora)

Évora’s walls surround the entirety of what’s currently the museum-city. They are amongst the best and so were my favourite characteristic of the site.

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