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Anfiteatro Romano de Merida

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very well maintained and better explained. Did you beleive there were more than 200 circus like... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
Lisbon, Portugal
How nice it would be to see it restored

The amphitheatre was inaugurated in the year 8 BC. This building was intended for gladiatorial... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Calle de Margarita Xirgu s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 00 49 08
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

Very well maintained and better explained. Did you beleive there were more than 200 circus like this one in the roman empire? People loved to vibrate with the fights - that was before football, of course...

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

The amphitheatre was inaugurated in the year 8 BC. This building was intended for gladiatorial fights and combats between beasts or men and beasts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Another stunning location next to the Roman Theatre making the overall visit very easy. Good underfoot conditions on a well signed walking route. Some steps but with care these are managable

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Awesome but not for the movement challenged elderly and they even have descriptions of the different types of gladiators.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Laid out well with lots of information to show you about the various types of gladiators. The ampitheatre was completed in 8BC which isn't as as the city wasn't settled until 25BC by veterans of the V and X legions. Very good value as well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

is it exciting by itself, and we had a value-added by being able to see the rehearsal of the evening concert of flamingo... fabulous!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lekom2017
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Another wonderful spectacle in Merida! Easy to walk around and you can go onto the arena and try to visualise all that went on here! Good descriptions of various gladiators are provided.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Suggest visiting early in the day on hot days to avoid sunburn, and wear runners to walk on the large stones laid down to walk on. Great photos from everywhere. Beautiful gardens at the rear. Suggest you buy combination ticket and ask for seniors reduction...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sulong56
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The amphitheatre is a short walk away from the centre of the old town but this is one placemyou must visit while in Merida. Follow the route markers around the venue and read about the amphitheatre itself as well as the people who fought in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WynaPret
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Amazing how this place has been preserved, you can just imagine how it was back in the day, was good to walk around

Date of experience: July 2018
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