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The metro station is Rome and archaeological museum

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In the underground of Rome can not only ride, but also to see the barracks of the 2nd century BC. It`s enough to sit in the car and come to the metro C line to the station under construction subway called Amba Arad. This place is in the center of the Italian capital, near the Baths of Caracalla, St. John the Baptist Cathedral, the Colosseum . The barracks was accidentally discovered when laying a new branch of the Roman underground, at a depth of nine meters.

Archaeologists found the 39 rooms and a 100-meter corridor. Floor space is covered with black and white mosaics and frescoes on the walls can be seen. Historians believe that the building dates back to the reign of the Emperor Hadrian (117-138 years BC. E.). In this barracks could be bodyguards of the emperor - the Praetorian Guard. Excavations have only recently begun and will continue.

It is expected that the new metro station will be the museum, meeting place for tourists and Romans who are interested in the mysteries of underground Rome. View this metro station is planned in 2020.

This is not the first important archaeological discovery made ​​in the construction of subways in the ancient cities. Interesting discoveries have already been made in Paris, Madrid, Vienna, Athens, Istanbul and several other cities in the world.

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