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Archaeological Ensemble of Italica

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Address: Avenida Extremadura 2 | Santiponce, 41970 Seville, Spain
Phone Number: 00 34 955 62 22 66
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Romans in Andalusia

Roman ruins of a big city BC, Place of birth of The Roman General Hadrian also a place were the legions of Cornelius The Africanus rest after a battle against the Carthagian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ajijic, Mexico
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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the 170 or the 172 buses take you to this place from Plz de Armas. It is a breeze. But today 22 July 2016 the theatre and bath were in accessible and all you could see at Italica proper was the amphitheatre. What a disappointment after going all the way out there!!!! I was not the only one clearly... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roman ruins of a big city BC, Place of birth of The Roman General Hadrian also a place were the legions of Cornelius The Africanus rest after a battle against the Carthagian General Ansdrubal Barca. Really close to Seville by taxi or bus. The site has an audiovisual about the city. It is a place to visit if You Love... More 

Thank Miguel Angel O
Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take your time and really look around the whole site, also make sure you see the short film at the end of your visit.water and snacks available from a vending machine near the entrance

Thank CaroleAnnC
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These ruins are very evocative of the large Roman city which was built, and ultimately abandoned, centuries ago. The audio-visual presentation gave us a sense of the original design and occupants of the city. This was a really memorable sight, and we are glad we detoured to see it.

Thank frequenttraveler765
Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were delighted with this site. The ampitheatre is great, and you can freely walk through many of the entrances and passage ways. There are many houses and mosaics to see. There is a lot to still be uncovered. There were a few 10's of people there but the size is sufficiently large to acome date 100s more visitors. Very... More 

Thank Nitram0077
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Get the bus from the main Seville bus station, (look out for Santiponce on the information screens,) and be one of the few to visit this excellent site. Third largest Roman amphitheatre in the world, and the outlines of what was once a very important military centre, with several villas excavated to show beautiful floor mosaics, and many more treasures... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We arrived just 45 mins before a new earlier closing time of 15:30 that started June 16 (and which our concierge was not aware of), so we were only able to see the Amphitheatre. Reducing hours at the start of the summer tourist season and on a Thursday ie in the middle of a week, was a surprise, Its a... More 

Thank Jennifer M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

First of all this is a sparse attraction and is still being dug and uncovered. Having said that the Amphitheatre is the star attraction and is totally uncovered and looks awesome in the summer sunshine. You are able to go inside and in some parts at the top. This is free to EU citizens; show your passport or UK driving... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Never before had my partner wanted to see ancient Roman archeology. Italica finally won the day after our visit there. While small in comparison to Rome and other major ancient Roman cities it's been beautifully recovered. For those who want a small taste of ancient Roman history, stop by for an easy and quick trip through our past. The coliseum... More 

Thank eseaberg
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Italica is a Roman site outside Seville, and was once a major city. There is a documentary video and display (English and Spanish), which is worth visiting as it puts the history of the site into context. The signs on site are all in Spanish. I really liked the paved street and mosaics. With the exception of the Amphitheatre -... More 

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