domingo, 24 de fevereiro de 2013

Your tourist guide in Lisbon! The romans were here

The Romans ocupied the Iberan Peninsula in the century I b.C. 

They settle in Lisbon, that they called the city Olissip, 

This occupation was done initially for commerce purposes, but they stayed and made all the services they need:  The theatre, the thermae, factories for garum and others.

Come to Lisbon, contact your tourist guide and discover Lisbon during roman times

These are the theatre ruins

 This is the view chosen by the romans to built their theatre, directly to Tagus river

This ir one of the pools used for garum production. Garum is a luxury sauce made ​​from fish (in Lisbons case sardines were used, in the south of the country they used tuna fish) which was exports in amphorae to Rome and throughout the Empire

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