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Puerta de Palmas

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Av. Santiago Ramon y Cajal, 06001 Badajoz Spain
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Private Tour to Evora and Merida - World Heritage City of the Roman Empire
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Private Tour to Evora and Merida - World Heritage City of the Roman Empire

Enjoy visiting Merida, capital of the Extremadura region of western Spain, was founded by the Romans in the first century BC. Visit Mérida's UNESCO-listed archaeological sites bring to life the fascinating world of classical antiquity. Mérida is home to some of the best-preserved Roman ruins in Spain. The town of Emérita Augusta was founded in 25 BC under the rule of Emperor Augustus, when Rome was expanding its empire, and soon became the largest Roman outpost in Iberia and the capital of the Lusitania province. The legacy of this rich past is seen in Mérida's abundance of ancient monuments, including the Roman Theater, the Portico del Foro, the Temple of Diana, Casa del Mitreo, and an impressively well-preserved 2000-year-old aqueduct. The city was capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. Your Private tour also includes a free and flexible pick-up (8:00am)/drop-off (6:30pm) from your located accommodations, driver/guide.
$310.74 per adult
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Andre L wrote a review Sep 2019
Kuwait City, Kuwait2,666 contributions85 helpful votes
we stopped in Badajoz on our way from Lisbon to Salamanca for a coffee. Had a wonderful time with a quick tour of this beautiful, clean and friendly little town. Took a photo at the Iconic Puerta de Palmas. only wish we could have visited longer.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Jean N wrote a review Aug 2019
Worcester, United Kingdom221 contributions64 helpful votes
In fact all of Badajoz is for the afternoon! We have been staying in Vila Vicosa Portugal. My daughter has never been to Spain and asked to go here. During the Peninsular Wars the castle proved a real problem for Wellington and, having seen Elvas thought it would be nice to go. Web information is very muddled. Correct, current information is - there are no buses apart from a Friday so forget the 8558 timetable it’s completely wrong. The Friday bus takes 3 hours and the one coming back returned before the other arrives so forget it. There is 1 train per day from Elvas, at 12.51, and one return train, at 15.24 (Portuguese time 16.24 Spanish time). It’s only 2 euros per person each way. But beware, there is nothing open at all, no people, very few cafes, no taxis anywhere and a few buses but no timetables. It’s quite a walk from the station but if you like walking just walk straight down the road and you reach the old bridge over the Guardiana. We should have turned left after the bridge to the castle and that might have been better but we wanted food so kept straight in. Shops shut at 2pm to 5pm and we struggled to find a cafe (deciding the ones on the road from the station being univiting) eventually found food but nothing else so walked back to the station in the heat. Also the drains smelt, very off putting, streets quite dirty - a far cry from clean Portugal where the sewers do not smell.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Chileice wrote a review Jul 2018
London, ON2,999 contributions225 helpful votes
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I don't know how one finds out the schedule, but we were able to go inside on a Sunday afternoon. It is quite interesting and it tells you the history of the gate which made it more interesting than just seeing it from the outside.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Antoniodiaspaiva wrote a review Oct 2017
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It's an old city door located near the river. It's worth a visit since it's free and you will walk/drive past it anyway.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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Chileice wrote a review Jul 2017
London, ON2,999 contributions225 helpful votes
These are easy to visit as they are on a main street in Badajoz right by the river. It is just a great place for a picture or two while you are checking out other sites in Badajoz.
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Date of experience: June 2017
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