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Roman Theatre

Address: Calle Alcazabilla 8, 2901 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
Phone Number: 951 50 11 15
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$95*
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour with Tapas
77%
Ranked #37 of 158 things to do in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Brisbane, Australia
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433 reviews 433 reviews
271 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

To think that this relic was discovered so recently and quite by accident, is amazing in itself. To see all of the elements of the theater, such as the entrance to the stage, the orchestra area the seating area and the entrance door was powerful.

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Leicester, UK
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91 reviews 91 reviews
5 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

On previous trips to Malaga I've seen the restoration work on this site in progress and now it's finished, the result is wonderful. They've built an impressive small visitor centre, with excellent digital displays (with text in English and Spanish). The story behind the restoration itself is also very interesting. And it's free - don't miss it! This whole area,... More 

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Gaeta, Italy
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196 reviews 196 reviews
47 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Make a brief stop to take a picture. It is not really to much of an attraction but I am sure it is really nice when they have performances there.

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Ireland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
23 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Do this as part of a tour of the castle beside it. I have seen better ruins - but definitely worth the trip. The area is also nice for an afternoon.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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194 attraction reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

El Teatro Romano (Roman Theatre) was built in the first Century BC. It is the oldest monument in Malaga and located right at the foot of the beautiful Alcazaba. It a pearl because it is the only remaining Roman ruin in Andalucia. All the other sites have been destroyed after centuries of war and construction. It was built during the... More 

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exmouth
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

quite nice to look if your passing by - but would not go out of my way to visit. Fort was interesting with nice views of Malaga

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Doha, Qatar
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is very good old Roman Structure still well preserved. The Roman Theatre should be visited before entering into Alcazaba.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

At the foot of the Alcazaba you will find the Teatro Romano. It has been restored splendidly & looks fantastic at night when it's all lit up

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A brief visit suffices here, but the fact that it is free of charge only adds to the fact that this is nevertheless a GREAT visit. In a matter of minutes, we learned a great deal about the history that transpired here--and learning that the site was rediscovered only as recently as the 1950s makes it especially fascinating. The staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

You can see everything you need to from the free vantage point. No point in paying to see the rest. A disappointing "site" of Malaga.

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