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“roman theater”(45 reviews)
“teatro romano”(14 reviews)
“amazing ruins”(5 reviews)
Calle Margarita Xirgu s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 31 25 30
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had seen photos of this theatre but really wasn’t prepared for how amazing it is! Just gorgeous and well preserved. Great interpretation on each level too. Really memorable - especially combined with the amphitheatre.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bonestone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I last visited the Roman ruins thirty years ago - the work done on the ruins is great - very impressive. The theatre gives such a sense of how it was originally, The stage is well preserved and coming entering the theatre from different angles...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sanjeev L
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Very well preserved and very instructive. Merida was a major roman center, founded by Augustus for the retirement of his veteran troops. Veteran is said "Emeritus" in latin, from which the name of the city comes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 189158Jose
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Our visit happened to be right around sunset, the light was spectacular. Truly incredible to stand in this ancient teatro and try to imagine it in its prime.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crranch5
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The theatre is located in the archaeological ensemble of Mérida, one of the largest and most extensive archaeological sites in Spain.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

The Roman Theater and Amphitheater really are worth a visit. Take advantage of the €15 pass and see more in the city. It was impressive. Highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SolenneS
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is a large site to explore and needs time...but our time was limited in Merida. The weather was extremely hot and the site very dusty...but the Roman remains extremely impressive to see and well preserved. Definitely a must if you are in Merida!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

The tour office was very efficient and service was friendly. Seeing a nearly complete 2000+ year old Roman arena and theater was an awe-inspiring event. The guide signs were very informative and easy to read. 100% recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Very well conserved, extremely good explanations, makes you feel like you are back in the Roman era. Will definitely recommend this site to anyone who has interest in history, it’s worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tamara G
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Impressive remains of a Roman theatre. Large area of ruins to spend time exploring. Great for an afternoon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carina757
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Response from indyscot2018 | Reviewed this property |
I managed it solo in two days. However suggested routes are difficult to follow. Would suggest 3 days but with children might what to think about 4 days.
Paula B
January 22, 2016|
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Response from Rambo-6969 | Reviewed this property |
As most people have recommended, I would agree that an overnight stay is worth it. There are many things to see and do and obviously trying the local food is part of the experience of travel. Enjoy!
lorna m
January 12, 2015|
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Response from LincolnshireBilly | Reviewed this property |
The roof is missing, the beds have gone and the swim rooms dried out 2000 years ago.