Changing room

Changing room

[June 2012] We visited Chesters Fort, one of the forts along the Hadrian’s Wall in the north of England.

Here, there is a ruin of a bath house near the river, away from the main barracks.

The photo is the changing room of the bath.

Roman people thought a lot of men living together was a risk of diseases, so to keep up the hygiene, they build the bath houses.

Some of them had a hospital as an annex.

They seemed to have had a sauna and a steam room.

It must have been a nice spa.

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