When thinking of the conquests of the Roman empire, rarely does Hungary pop into anyone's mind, but if you enjoy Roman history or ruins, this is a must. One of the largest archaeological parks in the country, this area was the capital of the Lower Pannonian province in the 2nd century where the Romans flourished for more than 110 years. At the time it was an important city in the Roman empire, now named Óbuda. When you arrive by HÉV suburban train to the stop by the same name, you will see the ruined Amphitheater of the Civilian Town alongside the HÉV stop. It is open all the time, but it is often home to homeless people, so you may want to view it from the fence, rather than wander among the ruins. Just a little farther down the road is the Aquincum park with the Aquincum Museum. Don't be fooled by outside appearances; at first glance the park looks small, but once you enter you'll realize you need a good half-day here to do justice to the 2,000-year-old history that is still intact. Each section has its own map of the buildings in that section and the maps are in English. Chronoscopes have been installed to give the full effect of what the buildings originally looked like. There are shelters around the park that seem to be out of place, but these house additional ruins that are being protected from the elements. The small museum has limited English explanations, but the visuals are still worth your time to view. There are many special events, some recreating Roman history during summer months.