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Beautifully historic

A fantastic looking and interesting part of the city of Merida, we visited here in May and spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerlaw10
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Madrid, Spain
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Watch out for the lions....

We visited the amphitheatre as part of the combined ticket. Not as spectacular as the Teatro but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Citizens
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Barcelona, Spain
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Plaza de Margarita Xirau, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic looking and interesting part of the city of Merida, we visited here in May and spent two days slowly wandering around this beautiful place the amphitheater and adjoining teatro were the standouts for us along with the Museum which has a wonderful array...More

Thank Gerlaw10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the amphitheatre as part of the combined ticket. Not as spectacular as the Teatro but still worth a view.

Thank Citizens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As with the Roman theatre, thoroughly enjoyable. Excellent signage in English & so.many photo opps. Very few fellow visitors & no school groups. Such a relief. No visible changes from when last visited.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This and the Theatre were the reason we visited Merida and we were certainly not disappointed. Not crowded and easy to go from this to the Theatre. We were even able to claim a 50% reduction for being EU pensionistas, need to make the most...More

Thank Redward1947
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing sight, huge amphitheatre ... absolutely breathtaking. If you go to Merida, you do not want to miss this! If you see nothing else, visit this!

Thank Ada P
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We arrived mid morning and after some messing about parking (ended up by the football ground nearby) we opted for the €15 ticket that covers you for all the pay to enter sites in the city. It's €12 just for the Theatre/Amphitheatre complex. If you...More

Thank InvictaMoto
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a well-preserved amphitheater with some details that you would not find very often in other antique amphitheaters, such as the remnants of a central pool that could be used for aquatic "games". Well preserved are also the subterranean spaces, where animals and gladiators...More

Thank PIL-1
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say I enjoyed Merida more than Rome. Less crowds, the sites are not as spectacularly large but you get more access here than in Rome I found. In the amphitheater you could access almost any...More

Thank It_Began_In_Salzburg
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I'm baffled that some people were not impressed with this site. We went on a gorgeous day and shared the site with maybe 10 other tourists. It resulted in a quiet and almost intimate walk through 2000 year old ruins that I cannot imagine replicating...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

One of the 7 sites on the multi visit ticket this is another amazing example of Roman building in an excellent state of repair. Enough gas beenbwritten and if you buy the €1 English guide book at the start of your visit from the desk...More

Thank peterwV975TL
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