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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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The Roman Theater is a treasure!! As well as Mérida. The site is beautiful and the structure for tourists is very good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Roman Theater is a treasure!! As well as Mérida. The site is beautiful and the structure for tourists is very good.

1 Thank TatianaPY
Province of Cadiz, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Roman Theater was was good. You do need some good footwear though as the ground is very uneven, not good for pushchairs or young children. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank cc1963
Richmond, B.C.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolutely beautiful theatre - definitely the highlight of Merida! As we were sitting there in the seating, admiring the beauty, a small choir got up on the stage and began to sing. I'm sure that it was completely unplanned, but it made the experience even better! When had recovered from that lovely display, we went next door... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Merida was slightly out of the way but its wealth of Roman ruins, especially this gorgeous theatre, were well worth the extra kilometers. The Spaniards get it and were there in force, but other countries were not so well represented. Anyone who cares about Roman ruins should come to Merida.

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Mold, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is why we came to Merida and I loved it! It would be brilliant yo see a play here. The amphitheatre adjacent was a spooky contrast. Did those who were complaining about paying 12 euro for the theatre realise that you also get in to the alcazar, the Roman houses and other sites that we had no time to... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is, surely, one of the best extant roman theatres - up there with Orange in France. And what's particularly brilliant is the access; you can wander all over the stage and behind it. Climb up to the top of the seating and look down and you can just imagine what it must have been like back in the day.... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A relatively well preserved theatre and rather quiet, so much time to take in the details. A pleasure to spend some hours here

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Pau, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

12 Euro for this Roman theatre / amphitheatre, what a shame! It's the price for the Colosseum in Rome! You can just take a photo from the outside by climbing on a pole, it looks ok but certainly not worth 12 Euro. What a stupid idea from the municipality to force the tourists to buy a ticket for ALL sights... More 

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Camp Wood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent architectural details of the ruined theater. The modern play sets and sound/light equipment detract from the historical experience, but it is interesting that the facility is still used for plays. It is a must-see in Merida.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On this extremely hot and sunny day, we came to visit the Roman Theatre of Mérida. It was built by General Agrippa in the year 16 to 15 B.C., and undergone several renovations, one between the end of the 1st century and early 2nd century CE and another between 330 and 340. After abandoned, it was totally buried underneath dirt;... More 

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