Vespasian Sites

Trip Historic can help you follow in the footsteps of Roman Emperor Vespasian and visit historic sites which relate to the life of this iconic ancient leader.

To find out more about these Vespasian sites, you can explore our interactive map or navigate further by using the links below.

Our database of Vespasian historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other historical places that relate to the life of Vespasian, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

Vespasian: Site Index

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Caesarea in Israel was an Ancient Roman city and served as Vespasian’s headquarters during the Jewish rebellion. Vespasian was at Caesarea when he was declared emperor by the eastern legions..

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Flavian Amphitheatre

Vespasian built this vast amphitheatre in Pozzuoli which became the third largest arena in the Roman world.

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Hod Hill

Vespasian was in command of the second legion when they conquered the area during the Roman invasion of Britain and it is likely his forces captured Hod Hill during this campaign.


Stobi in Macedonia was an ancient settlement of Paeonia before becoming a Roman city under the Emperor Vespasian.

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The Colosseum

The Colosseum was Vespasian’s gift to the people of Rome. A vast amphitheatre capable of holding tens of thousands of spectators, it remains a renowned symbol of the Roman Empire. Vespasian himself would not live to see it completed, and it was left to his son Titus to finish his father’s grand project.

The Serapeum

The Serapeum was a magnificent ancient temple and library complex in Alexandria. Vespasian visited the Serapeum in 69/70AD and is said to have performed healing acts which helped support his claim to be the rightful emperor.