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Teatro Romano de Merida, Merida
(4.7/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web)
Initially built for gladiatorial combat in the year 8 BCE, lets you explore an amphitheater that once held battles between beasts, men, and the combination of the two. View the stands that had a carrying capacity of 15,000 spectators, and roam around the well-preserved walls that used to house these battles. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993, the site offers a wealth of history. The amphitheater is used for modern performances as well, so plan ahead to combine both visits if you would like to experience the arena in action. Teatro Romano de Merida is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Merida Edition.
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  • Travel to Merida has to be travelling to your theater and Amphitheater (among other things clear). Excellently preserved. I would recommend to buy a ticket for several monuments of the city as economically compensates
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  • I was thrilled to have entered on this site which is very preserved, there are some parts restored and is very well taken care of in General. You can carry in the history ... Just Loved.
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  • Magnificent Roman Theatre, worthy of visit. You must walk its halls, outdoor, sitting on its steps, get off the stage...
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  • Absolutely amazing. Brings you back in time!
  • Excelente!! Es precioso!
  • Amazing place! Price is 12€ or 15 if you buy a full tour ticket.
  • Much history. So big. Many stones
  • An amazing option for turism