Tongeren is the oldest town in Belgium, it is located in the south of the Province of Limburg. It was an administrative centre of the district Tungri under the Roman rule. In the Gallo Roman Museum in the centre of the town you can learn more of its Roman history.
Before the Romans came, this area was inhabited by the Eburones, a belgic tribe. Ambiorix was the leader of the Eburones and give the legions of Julius Caesar the biggest defeat in their conquest of Gaul. His statue in on the square in front of the Basilica in Tongeren.
The town hall of Tongeren.
Explore Tongeren by a town walk and see the most important historical attractions and tourist sights. Just follow the bronze rivets in the road surface. This route is called the Ambiorix route, it's 4,5 km long and highly recommended. You can also take the Ambiorix tourist train to see Tongeren, this tour takes 45 minutes.