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Roman Theatre

Calle Alcazabilla 8, 2901 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour with Tapas
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Ranked #21 of 80 Attractions in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Almere, The Netherlands
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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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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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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Located centrally in the historic centre of Malaga, it's free to go in the Roman theatre so why not. Beware however that the reason it's free is that our visit took literally 10 minutes! You don't really see anything from inside that you can't already see from outside. But worth a quick peek anyway.

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Herts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The theatre is right in the middle of the town. You can see it easily from the street or you can go up some steps to get a view from the side. There is no charge at present for this. Another object of interest right in front of the theatre is the ruins of some deep basins that we used... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A big plus: very accessible, right near the cathedral and the palace ruins. You can sit at a cafe, having your cappuccino and gaze at the old ruins. While we are here, they do have some performances, but I don't know if we will go. I do not understand Spanish.

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Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Do not overlook though it's free of charge. You can really get a good idea how this theatre was working. Just sit on stone and start dreaming. If you have just 30mins - this is your spot.

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