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Calle Margarita Xirgu s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 Solenne S
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
Thank CRSDLVNOSD
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
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Majestic, full of history and culture! If you love history or stories, this is a place you shouldn't miss. You will feel transported in time and expect a gladiator or a Roman philosopher to jump out from behind the columns to surprise you any time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Enid W
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We walked around the ruins by ourselves but there were guided tours being held too if you want more information. Lots of signs in English explaining the different things that happened here with coloured statues of the different types of gladiators. Take your time and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mummybearSpain
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Before getting into my thoughts must mention recent review saying not much English. Every information board (and there is a lot) were in Spanish and English plus another language that I did not notice. What a place. I had never heard of Merida until seeing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kenbpfell
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greg1pdx
May 26, 2016|
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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.
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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!
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lorna m
January 12, 2015|
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The roof is missing, the beds have gone and the swim rooms dried out 2000 years ago.
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