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Walk on the Roman Side

This is a wonderful place to explore part of Mérida's Roman heritage - you can walk on this bridge... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2013
Purmamarca
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New Mexico
Amazing old bridge

Stands right near the Alcazaba so easy to combine visits. Was one of the main entry points into the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2013
Bill1609
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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All reviews across the river guadiana river nice stroll excellent condition vehicular traffic entire city on foot knew how ancient times thousand years take pictures piece of history spans alcazaba testament parks centuries
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

This is a wonderful place to explore part of Mérida's Roman heritage - you can walk on this bridge, which connects to an island in the river where there is a large park to stroll. And there is no charge! From the bridge you'll have...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

Stands right near the Alcazaba so easy to combine visits. Was one of the main entry points into the old city and still looks fantastic now.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

I spent an hour just wandering over the bridge and down to the parks on either side to try and get the perfect picture. Got one in the end! I believe I read that the bridge is 700m long. Truly unique and must see if...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Great to see and walk along this extremely old bridge. You can access the park about half way across.

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Please don't miss this. Stands right near the Alcazaba. Two birds with one stone. One of the main entry points into the old city.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank rosyshade
Reviewed 28 April 2013

This was one of the highlights of our stay in Merida. If you like Roman history this town is for you. The bridge is in excellent condition and we are glad it is now for walking only so it will stay that way. There had...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank GayeOz
Reviewed 3 February 2013

it is almost unbeliveble that a bridge has been done 2000 year ago and its perfectly well kept. you have the feeling it is the most 100 y.o., not 2000 walk the bridge, take some pictures, walk on the shore, amire alcazaba.

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank littlekimms
Reviewed 10 January 2013

The Puente Romano to this old City is in great condition and if you start from here, sets the scene beautifully. Merida must be one of the best cities to visit in Spain, the number of splendid Roman ruins dotted around the city, all within...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 25 October 2012

we entered Merida on foot over this incredibly well preserved Roman bridge (I can remember when road vehicles used it!) No better way to enter any city. PS: call it 'Puente' and not 'Punto'!

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Guide810656
Reviewed 30 August 2012

The Punto Romano bridge is the longest Roman one remaining in the world. It was 755 meters long with 62 spans, but now is 721 meters (0.45 miles) with 60 spans. it functions as a pedestrian bridge presently. It is an impressive sight, though I...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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