Augusta Raurica is a Roman archaeological site and an open-air museum in Switzerland. Located on the south bank of the Rhine river about 20 km east of Basel near the villages of Augst and Kaiseraugst, it is the oldest known Roman colony on the Rhine.
Augusta Raurica, or Colonia Augusta Rauracorum, was founded by Lucius Munatius Plancus around 44 BC in the area of a local Gallic tribe, the Rauraci, relatives of the Helvetii.
The twenty closest neighbours in the database:
Liestal Fasnacht 2014 (8 km), Basel (Switzerland) (10 km), St. Blasien (Germany) (40 km), Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) (51 km), Zurich (Switzerland) (65 km), Berne (Switzerland) (68 km), Rhine Falls (69 km), Lucerne (Switzerland) (69 km), Zug (Switzerland) (72 km), Château du Haut-Königsbourg (84 km), Neuchâtel (Switzerland) (85 km), Thun (Switzerland) (87 km), St. Beatus Caves (95 km), Trummelbach Falls (108 km), Schilthorn / Piz Gloria (109 km), Mainau Island (Germany) (111 km), Jungfraujoch (111 km), Lake-dwelling Museum of Unteruhldingen (117 km), Strasbourg (France) (117 km), Meersburg (Germany) (118 km)