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One of the Timeless Reminders of a Great Roman City

The portico is a front piece of the municipal forum used a couple of thousand years ago by its... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
VWriter
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Los Gatos, California
Pretty by night

There's not a lot of original remains in this particular ruin, but it's easily located in the... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
justjans
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Traralgon, Australia
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Calle Sagasta s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

you will probaby anyway pass by here, so have a look. I was not impressed and found it rather messy...

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is certainly worth a walk by and there is no cost. It is not as impressive as the temple or the forums in other cities.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

The portico is a front piece of the municipal forum used a couple of thousand years ago by its citizens. Just a block away from the Temple of Diana (Both are on the same street.), it's astonishing to see the ancient city unfold before your...More

1  Thank VWriter
Reviewed October 7, 2017

This, like the Diana Temple located 1 minute away, are free to see and admire. The romans left a huge footprint in Merida and this is just another of those examples. Old statues, old pillars. You will most likely be in walking distance of it...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

There's not a lot of original remains in this particular ruin, but it's easily located in the centre of town and looks particularly pretty at night.

Thank justjans
Reviewed May 31, 2017

If you are visiting the center of Merida, the Forum is easily walkable from the Templo de Diana or the The Amphitheatre, and helps complete the historical picture of Roman Merida.

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

Another one of those historical places you find round a corner in an otherwise typical Spanish neighbourhood. It is quite beautiful and well worth a visit.

Thank Helmut F
Reviewed February 21, 2017

This is right in the middle of all the roman sites, so even though there isn't much left it is still worth a visit

Thank cowenevett
Reviewed September 11, 2016

An interesting site to see on the way to the Temple of Diana. It gives some sense of the centre of social life in the city and has good explanation, but limited in scope

Thank ed-TO
Reviewed August 16, 2016

not very well preserved but it give an idea about the real life which seems to be quite different from the Hollywood interpretation. At some moment the city organizes roman meals, worth the taste

Thank Pz1965
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