Museo del Teatro de Caesaraugusta, Zaragoza
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After the sun goes down, a virtual performance is projected on the stage at Museo del Teatro de Caesaraugusta. During the daylight hours, you can take a boardwalk tour of the former theater, which once held 6,000 Roman spectators. A small educational center offers background on the discovery of the site in 1972, and the uses of the theater when the Roman Empire was at its height. The remarkably well-preserved site is thought to the greatest remnant of Roman life found in Spain. Take a look at our Zaragoza vacation generator to schedule your visit to Museo del Teatro de Caesaraugusta and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Beautiful theater in quite good condition where you learn a lot of Roman history and culture. Must-see!
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  • Next to the Church of San Pedro Nolasco. Forced to see it if you visit Zaragoza. Price of entry €4.
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  • Great little to say, wonderful show this theater, well preserved. The Museum is worth a lot. Great for going back in time.
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  • Wow! They've invested a huge amount of money in excavating the ruins and building a museum next to it to tell the story. Worth a trip if you like Roman ruins. Zaragoza is not over run with tourists so it feels like a real place. There are two other Roman excavations nearby that are smaller but also very well done.
  • Worth visiting. I have never been to a Teatro before, so it was an amazing experience.
  • This is by far the best of the 4 places on the Caesaraugusta trail (but since it only costs a little more to see the other three, I would recommend getting the full ticket). It has a great 15 minute video describing the archaeological works which is very information (and inadvertedly entertaining in its narration!). The museum is wonderful and provides great context to the ruins of the theatre, explaining many details of the construction as well as of the theatrical aspects.
  • It is a fantastic place and the children enjoy the visit. There is also a café where you can have breakfast and snacks.
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  • The Museum explains very well to level audiovisual history, being a pass a couple of hours there imagining what that was... In addition the price of admission is adjusted and pleasant attention.
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