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The monuments are worth the visit, both the Roman Theatre and amphitheatre are right next to one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sulong56
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Caceres, Spain
Amazing history

Amazing Roman archeological site, amazing story of its rediscovery, excavation and restoration. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mamabookworm
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The monuments are worth the visit, both the Roman Theatre and amphitheatre are right next to one another. Probably best during hot days to go early to beat the heat. Suggest if you have your seniors card, even if you are not a local European...More

Thank sulong56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Roman archeological site, amazing story of its rediscovery, excavation and restoration. The theater is once again (after 2000 years) in use for concerts, plays and other events.

Thank mamabookworm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After you have passed the ticket office of the site, the first thing on your visit is the “Amphitheatre”, and once you have completely visit this one, you can pass on to the visit of the “Roman Theatre of Mérida” which is a construction who...More

1  Thank Hans G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most overwhelming experiences I have had in my life! This place is absolutely amazing. You can feel how old everything is, is like been inside of an ancient civilization.

Thank Amalia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is quite nice to wander around but undortunately ther is very little in site info about the original buildings etc. It fortunately is directly adjacent to the amphitheatre and allows for one extended visit.

Thank Wynand P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Wow unbelievable so much better than what I ever imagined it to be, all these relics are within a waking distance, ....

Thank joannamje
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Just another one of those Roman sites that you pay too much to get into. The theater is partly restored, so you get an idea of what it looked like, but feels 'over restored' compared to the seating area. If history is your thing, you...More

1  Thank krisverhofstadtrosi
Reviewed 6 August 2018

These ruins are in great shape. Try to have a guide explain everything to you. Then check out the acoustics by having someone stand on the stage and speak - perfect.

1  Thank Soulefulltraveler
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped in Merida en-route from Carmona to Caceres. Visited the Roman Theatre and other relics. I would rate it as just ok and if you are in Merida why not visit it. I would not make a special journey to see it though. I...More

1  Thank AgedMan
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Dont miss it! And if possible go in July/August during the classical theater festival, you will see a play in such a great place!

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Greg S
27 May 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
23 January 2016|
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Response from Rambo M | 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
13 January 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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