Roman Baths

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Roman Baths information

Athens , Greece
Address
Street Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias
Getting there
metro Syntagma
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Excavation work to create a ventilation shaft for the metro uncovered the well-preserved ruins of a large Roman bath complex. The baths, which extend into the National Gardens, were established near the Ilissos river after the Herulian raids in the 3rd century AD; they were destroyed and repaired again in the 5th or 6th century.