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Anfiteatro Romano de Merida

Plaza de Margarita Xirau, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 00 49 08
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15,000 Spectators Enjoyed the Blood and Gladiators

This was both gruesome and handsome as a public arena. Over 2,000 years old, the amphitheater held... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VWriter
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Los Gatos, California
Very interesting

An amazing sight to see. It’s easy to walk around and get a good look at the amphitheater. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mjs03
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Valencia, Spain
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roman ruins” (14 reviews)
“arena floor” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Plaza de Margarita Xirau, 06800 Merida, Spain
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+34 924 00 49 08
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was both gruesome and handsome as a public arena. Over 2,000 years old, the amphitheater held deadly sporting events regularly, including mortal combat between gladiators, wild animals versus gladiators. We could see the area where the animals were kept until their release into the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing sight to see. It’s easy to walk around and get a good look at the amphitheater. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

If you are a fan of the roman ancient culture, you must visit this place. It is an amazing old construction where the gladiators give their life fighting each other. Sadly, it is not in the best condition possible. I see a difference between other...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Such a cultural delight away from the usual tourist trail. Located next to the theatre and temple of Diana, it’s a must see in what is generally a culinary and cultural goldmine.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Deserve spending time to visit and read through. Learn lots of Roman things. This site is with Roman theater together. We visited both in one ticket.

Thank Sunny Y
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Get the whole package ticket an see this Anfiteatre (think coliseum in Rome) and the adjacent theater, and the Forum just a little hike away. The three together make a wonderful collection of sites. The free sites along the way (the baths across the street...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Part of the entry fee to the theater includes this portion of the ruins. This portion does not require as much time to explore as does the theater.

Thank somanyfoods
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Merida is a whole Roman experience . Ensure you leave enough time to see it all! This town is a treasure trove for lovers of Roman history.

Thank GoBeyond60
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Roman Amphitheater is in the same complex as the Roman Theater. Ione can imagine the gladiatorial events. Like the theater and Roman sites in town there are explanatory signs in multiple languages.

Thank L9393NIrobertm
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

One of those sights that nothing really prepares you for. The size and massiveness of the construction really is impressive. Even more impressive when you consider how long ago it was built. Worth visiting and preserving for future generations.

Thank Alan C
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