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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
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Historical Italica: Half-Day Guided Walking Tour from Seville
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Italica 2-Hour Guided Tour from Seville

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a great discovery of Roman ruins

Informed by an acquaintance of this relatively unknown Roman ruins, we made it a point to make that "pilgrimage". The first surprise was the absence of crowds and noisy tourists... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Ofelia G
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Limeuil, France
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Limeuil, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Informed by an acquaintance of this relatively unknown Roman ruins, we made it a point to make that "pilgrimage". The first surprise was the absence of crowds and noisy tourists. My husband having had a classical education is keen on seeing Roman vestiges. We were amazed by the quality of the mosaics, especially those of the birds and Neptune. Of... More 

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Hexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been lucky enough to visit archaeological sites all over Europe and North Africa since I was a small child and to have been able to study Roman and Greek history at university. So I knew from the literature how often Roman authors talk about the huge villas rich men own in the country...well, good lord, weren't they just. I... More 

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really pleased to go here as it was an incredible Roman site.Larger than any we have seen before.You could really imagine the gladiators in the arena.Third largest in the world, and we went by bus for about £1,50 which drops you off outside, and goes every half hour from Seville bus station.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free if you are an EU citizen - you might be asked for ID (passport or driving licence) as proof although we weren't. Parking is available on the roadside (on the right) just before the petrol station (on the left) if you are driving from Santiponce. I would recommend getting there early - you will get the place almost to... More 

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Beja, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Italica about 15 years ago and we were there again this Summer. Despite being the birthplace of Trajano, we were sad to be only allowed to seed the coliseum, but not the rest of the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Nicely preserved ruins. We visited with Naturanda guide David who was immensely knowledgeable. When our trip was cut short due to the early closing of the ruins, David offered us the opportunity to go with him to take a guided walking tour of neighboring Carmona. It was a delightful visit and we really appreciated our guides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

An easy trip out of Seville brings one to a really interesting and well 'labelled' excavation of a significant Roman town. Highpoint's are the beautiful mosaics, the huge bath area and the massive and well-preserved 'colosseum'. Recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you have a spare day in Seville. The highlight of the site is probably the reasonably well preserved Roman Amphitheater, one of the largest in the world. Not much is left of the city itself but it's still interesting to view the foundations and multiple mosaics which give a feel of what the houses would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We were very surprised there was no one else there when we went. The ruins are very impressive, it's worth travelling for the amphitheatre alone, which is good since the rest was closed off! We did ask why but no one working there seemed to know. However, it was free to get in. It was a shame we couldn't see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We heard about this place from a local. Not very far out of Seville. Commonly called Italica. Quite an amazing site complete wit mosaics and a pit where the gladiators fought. Behind it is the city where you can see amazing mosaics, roman baths and the village remains.i

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