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Roman Theater (Teatro Romano)

Address: Jose Ramon Melida, s/n, Merida, Spain
Phone Number: 924-31-25-30
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Ranked #1 of 4 Activities in Merida
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks

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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

This place was a planned de-tour on our way from Seville to Cordoba. We read about the Roman ruins and decided to check them out. Not only they beat our expectations but the whole little town was a great discovery. We had also one of the best meals from our trip in Spain in Merida (Rex Numitor). So this place... More 

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Denmark
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12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Not many know of Merida - they should! These are some of the best preserved Roman ruins. Absolutely worth a detour!

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Camberley, Surrey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Roman Theater is definitely a must-see for all visitors to Merida and Extremadura. Although it is 12€ a ticket, these ruins are probably one of the most beautiful outside Rome. However, like many places, I recommend visiting early in the morning out of season. We went in the middle of winter and the place was shrouded in fog, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you go to Mérida be sure to acquire the ticket to visit the main attractions. For people with the youth card the ticket is only 6euros, for adults 12euros. The roman theatre is quite impressive and the arena as well; there are several points with information and it is interesting. The Alcazaba is also impressive, and it gives a... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It was a great experience to see this ruins. Very beautiful and well preserved. My kids loved it too.

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Lincolnshire
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127 reviews 127 reviews
26 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Amazing and in surprisingly good condition. Worth a trip to Merida for this one sight alone. Its proximity to the Amphitheatre is a bonus. Buy a ticket that gets you into most of the main sites.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Beautifully preserved and well worth a visit. Merida has taken a lot of trouble to preserve their Roman heritage throughout the town.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Who needs a live show? This Roman theatre is arguably the best-preserved of all, having been excavated only 100 years ago.The marble 'skin' was purloined long ago, but the stone skeleton is huge and impressive. The statues of Ceres, Persephone etc are replicas, but you can see the originals in the nearby museum. Inspiring.

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Alicante, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Apart from the other attractions in Merida this was our favourite.The theatre is amazing not in only the history but how the whole site is portrayed.As soon as you enter and follow the recomended paths you get the feeling that time has stood still here.It is all well documented and posted,and maintained to the highest standard.The signs are in english... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If you can only see one site in town, this is it! Entry is combined with the colosseum. Signs are in English. For 12 euros per adult you get a combined admission to six different sites. This is by far number one!

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