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Looking into the past

Well preserved bridge right by the moorish castle. Easy to see how anyone guarding the city could... read more

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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This is a very long one

It is the world's longest (in terms of distance) surviving bridge from ancient times, having once... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Avenida Portugal s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well preserved bridge right by the moorish castle. Easy to see how anyone guarding the city could see way up the road beyond the bridge. An interesting contrast with the modern bridges carrying today's traffic

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thee6dux
Reviewed November 19, 2018

It is the world's longest (in terms of distance) surviving bridge from ancient times, having once featured an estimated overall length of 755 m with 62 spans. Today, there are 60 spans (three of which are buried on the southern bank) on a length of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Large Roman Bridge...another impressive Roman site with lots of history...some very pleasant walks nearby along the river.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We had to drive around for a while to get to the bridge. Eventually we parked up and were able to take photos but apart from wow it's a really old bridge, nothing much to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

792 metres long spanning he while river, this is what made the Romans settle in Merida. The fort online end was to guard this important river crossing to Lisbon. The moors also thought the same and extended the Roman fort and built the Alcazjar at...More

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

No lights at night and murky water when you see it during the day. Could skip this if you do not have the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wendyhyy
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Go and walk on this long low bridge across the river which was only pedestrianised a few years ago, and just think about how it was built and how it has stood for a couple of thousand years. Extraordinary.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sjhHove
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Coming from the car-park in Merida, you walk on the promenade in the direction of the “Alcazaba of Merida”. When you arrive at this location, you have on your right the “Ponte Romana de Merida” who is crossing the “Guadiana River”. This bridge has been...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Views from Bridge are beautiful, but better photos were taken from the Alcazabar walls. People were walking and cycling across when we were there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully preserved bridge. Take a stroll across the bridge and enjoy a walk by the river. Lovely photo spot.

Date of experience: August 2018
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