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“Nice long walk in the evening” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Roman Bridge

Roman Bridge
Avda. de Portugal, s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Merida
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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“Nice long walk in the evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We enjoyed our evening walk down the Punto Romano. Make sure you have good walking shoes and water bottle with you. It was nice to see all the people walking on the bridge. The bridge is still an important means of getting across the river to the other part of the city.

Visited September 2012
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“unbeliveble structure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

it is almost unbeliveble that a bridge has been done 2000 year ago and its perfectly well kept. you have the feeling it is the most 100 y.o., not 2000

walk the bridge, take some pictures, walk on the shore, amire alcazaba.

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The Puente Romano to this old City is in great condition and if you start from here, sets the scene beautifully. Merida must be one of the best cities to visit in Spain, the number of splendid Roman ruins dotted around the city, all within a reasonable short walk is remarkable. They are all very well kept and in many cases restoration works are still being carried out. One ticket covers the entrance to several attractions and there is also a Train which will whisk you from one to another every half hour or so.
Its not really fair to choose one above the rest as they are all worthy of your time, you will enjoy it all, we certainly did. Recommended.

Visited September 2012
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Malaga, Spain
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“ATMOSPHERIC TO WALK OVER THE ROMAN BRIDGE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

we entered Merida on foot over this incredibly well preserved Roman bridge (I can remember when road vehicles used it!) No better way to enter any city. PS: call it 'Puente' and not 'Punto'!

Visited September 2012
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Seville, Spain
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“Longest extant Roman bridge.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The Punto Romano bridge is the longest Roman one remaining in the world. It was 755 meters long with 62 spans, but now is 721 meters (0.45 miles) with 60 spans. it functions as a pedestrian bridge presently. It is an impressive sight, though I personally don't find it as spectacular or graceful as the Roman bridge at Alcántara that is still in use. It is far more impressive than the other Roman bridge near Los Milagros Roman Aqueduct in Mérida.

Visited August 2012
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