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Roman Bridge

Avenida Portugal s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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The longest Roman bridge in the world

The Romans, as we know so well, were some of the best builders ever to appear on the Earth. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray V
Chaves, Portugal
Crossing the Bridge into Another Age

If you would like to share an historic and cultural experience with your family, take the bus to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David S
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Avenida Portugal s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Romans, as we know so well, were some of the best builders ever to appear on the Earth. The fact that this bridge is still standing today is a testament to their building skills. If you approach by car, the best option for crossing...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you would like to share an historic and cultural experience with your family, take the bus to Mérida, Extremadura and walk across the solid Roman bridge. This town was once a Lusitanian capital (what would now be called Portugal) in Roman times. Much of...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful example of Roman engineering! This bridge spans the river at a wide point and has special facilities in the supports to allow for different flow levels at different times of the year. Standing on the bridge facing the Alcazabar is marvelous and...More

Thank Monda15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most evocative historic monuments I've ever seen. It is still used by people to cross the Guardiana river after being constructed AD 96 . It is pedestrian only which makes it peaceful and atmospheric. You can imagine people crossing it...More

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed July 26, 2017

The roman bridge it's another piece of history that you can find in Mérida. The construction it's still impecable and well preserved. Being a very hot day we couldn't cross the whole bridge but it is an interest point for sure.

Thank Simona R
Reviewed July 23, 2017

A well preserved bridge unfortunately complete with some graffeti at the time of our visit. nevertheless a good bridge to view. There is an English information board on the shore at the fort end.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed June 22, 2017

First, it is a bridge, so it does not move or shake etc. However, the signage from the Moorish Castle explained in English and Spanish the construction phases of the bridge and the ways it had changed over time. It was extremely interesting to see...More

Thank sandra s
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

The Roman Bridge is almost a kilometre long and is a perfect place to take a walk. There are also paths along the river to walk or cycle.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed May 31, 2017

A true wonder of the Roman world with 60 arched spans across the Guadiana River, The bridge is still in regular use and is wide enough for two lanes of car traffic.The bridge is lighted at night and makes a wonderful promenade for history buffs...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We walked the entire span of this bridge (1km) marveling at its construction and beauty. It's nearly impossible to believe that, although has been restored in areas, is still standing and usable today.

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