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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Roman Gardens Chester

The Roman Gardens in Chester are close to the River Dee and are a collection of Roman period remains collected and assembled here from around the city. Chester's City Wall runs down one side of the gardens.

Roman Gardens Chester, Cheshire

Visitors can enjoy various Roman pillars, capitals and columns, a reconstructed hypocaust (under floor heating system) from the legionary baths and a modern mosaic.

Roman Gardens mosaic Chester

The Roman Gardens stand on the site of an old clay tobacco pipe factory.

Chester's other attractions include the Roman Amphitheater, the Cross, Grosvenor Park, St John's Church, the Meadows, Chester Cathedral and the Rows. The riverside Boathouse pub is also nearby.

Roman Gardens column Chester

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