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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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Walking through history

This place is fantastic. They do plays on the stage still from time to time and I wish I could have seen that. We walked through at a fairly slow place since it was so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is fantastic. They do plays on the stage still from time to time and I wish I could have seen that. We walked through at a fairly slow place since it was so magnificent. It is still so put together considering how old it is. It is an absolute must in my opinion.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I would love to attend the Roman theatre performances being held here in July. The place would be an incredible venue for anything. One of the must see attractions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Who would have thought that you could have such a spectacular sight in a relatively low key city! The whole site is amazing, we went in and marvelled at the amphitheatre and then we're bowled over by the theatre. It was a really quiet (apart from a school trip) and felt like we had the place to ourselves. The entry... More 

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Partaloa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a must-see visit when in Merida. Over-65's price reduction too! One can just imagine how it must have been in Roman times. The theatre is well preserved, being one of the best outside Rome or Athens and still in use for periodical concerts. Some seating is cleverly covered in light coloured stone-texture glass fibre to avoid damage from... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

WE enjoyed visiting the Roman theater, one of the major ruins in Merida. It is still in use - crews were setting up the stage and lights, etc. for the festival of classic dramas that runs throughout July and August. It must be a very special experience to attend one of the performances.

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Roman Theatre can be accessed with the same ticket to see the amphitheater. It is currently a working theatre, so additional seating and stairs have been added to the original to make it accessible. Still, there is enough of the original stone and structure to see how it must have been. How often can one view 2000 year old... More 

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Gainesville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

12 Euros gets you (non EEC people) into a series of different sites of which this is the best. Yes, it is a good theater, the best of the Merida. It is not that easy to see what is original, but there is enough there to see how it must have been in Roman times.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is one of the best remains of the Roman empire that we've seen. There's plenty to see here and it's great to be able to see so much of a theatre. Information boards are scattered about and you are able to pick up a good understanding of what happened here. You can sit in the seats that were occupied... More 

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Goring by Sea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Fantastic undiscovered gem. Nearly complete Roman theatre, which was so atmospheric. Do not miss a visit to this site.

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is one of the finest examples of Roman architecture you will find and I am including those in Italy..very accessible and great setting with gardens around it.

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Additional Information about Roman Theater (Teatro Romano)

Address: Address: Jose Ramon Melida, s/n, Merida, Spain
Phone Number: 924-31-25-30
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Extremadura  >  Province of Badajoz  >  Merida

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