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Roman Theater (Teatro Romano)

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Address: Jose Ramon Melida, s/n, Merida, Spain
Phone Number: 924-31-25-30
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A step in to the past!

A well preserved theatre. Explore the theatre and go back in time. Suggested walking route showing you all you need to see. In the theatre you can see productions of well known... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

A well preserved theatre. Explore the theatre and go back in time. Suggested walking route showing you all you need to see. In the theatre you can see productions of well known plays like Caesar and Cleopatra. If you like Roman history then this is the place for you.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

To watch the performance of a play in that 2,000 year old theater was one of the most amazing experiences in my life!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Best example we have seen outside Italy. Well maintained but the audio guide tended to not be in sequence with the visual.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Well worth a visit. Extensive grounds with many features - architectural and more. You really do feel like you have travelled back in time. Well preserved and presented without elaboration ensures you experience a very genuine taste of history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

An annual theater festival uses the same seats built by order of Emperor Augustus! Discovered by ground penetrating radar after centuries of burial under accumulated dirt, the theater and adjacent arena are largely intact. Visit the nearby Roman museum to see the original bust of Augustus recovered from the shrine behind the stage!

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Amora, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

To access this monument you have to get a ticket. This ticket costs 12€ and allows you to access 5 more major monuments in Mérida, so it's a really good price. The Roman Theater is big, stunning and makes you imagine all the things that might have happened there many years ago. It took us about 1h to see the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Amazing for history lovers ... You can really take a step back in time ....well worth a visit to the city only to see this

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

In summer you can see plays at night, it's a beautiful piece of history to visit and never forget. En verano puedes ver obras por lanoche, es un trozito precioso de historia para visitar y nunca olvidar.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Best one after Ephesis in my opinion. We went to Mérida just for the Roman ruins and we were not disappointed. The site is well preserved and unlike other sites like Italica near Sevilla for example, you do not need a lot of imagination to get an idea of how it looked like. But, above all, what made our visit... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Absolutely worth a visit, well preserved and carefully restored. As the city is small the density of roman remains is remarkable.

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