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Roman Theater (Teatro Romano)

Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 31 25 30
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Wow! What a spectacle!

This theater was amazing. It gave the ability to imagine what the theater must have been like... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sandra s
Corpus Christi, Texas
Excellent location, shame the staff aren't more accommodating

Whilst planning my mother in laws 80th birthday gift, 10 day roman ruins of Spain extravaganza, I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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2 days ago
“Wow! What a spectacle!”
4 days ago
“Excellent location, shame the staff aren't more accommodating ”
Plaza Margarita Xirgu, s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
+34 924 31 25 30
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This theater was amazing. It gave the ability to imagine what the theater must have been like. The reconstruction helped indicate the majesty of this very large place. The signs are excellent explaining the seating of the various groups, how the entries worked. Mostly it...More

Thank sandra s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whilst planning my mother in laws 80th birthday gift, 10 day roman ruins of Spain extravaganza, I had chosen Medina as part of our roman tour after seeing the BBCs history of the toilet documentary This UNESCO world heritage site is amazing, one of the...More

Thank goodindiansearch
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Theatre adjoining Amphitheatre and other ruins are in great condition and very accessible. The amenities within the park are clean and well cared for.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning reclamation of these ancient ruins, every bit the quality you see in Rome. The detail and the quality of ther uins and building are superb. Take time, walk around to all the locations.

Thank flamingyak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive. They 've done a fantastic of restoring the theatre. Every year in July there is a theatre festival. A real treasure!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is plenty to see in Merida and this is definately the best site. It is in an amazing condition and you can really understand how it must have been. There is plenty of information in English which is well presented. It certainly remind one...More

Thank Jacqui E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Merida is not a tourist location...more a traveler's location. Very few people speak English, but the sights you'll see are incredible. We were visiting Lisbon and took the nearly three hour drive one way into Spain. It's an easy drive with a rental car with...More

Thank ivculbert
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a gem in the middle of town! Got the 15 euro ticket that gets you into many sites, worth it as individually it would cost a lot more. Just buy your ticket at any of the places and use it at a variety of...More

Thank TravelNowSwUsa
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is something epic. We really loved and actually were planning to come back during summer since people said there is a festival there

Thank Nils J
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Stunning roman theatre that has been restored so that concerts can still be held there. It gives a real sense of how it would have looked and worked in Roman times. Good signage (including in English) that explains what existed, how it worked and what...More

Thank Platycercus2014
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Greg S
How much time would we need to visit all of the ruins in Merida?
26 May 2016|
Response from Pip K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Greg - just seen this question so I hope it's not too late. The museum is well worth a visit as well as the ruins, so I would say 1.5 days to see everything comfortably and 1 day if you rush!
Paula B
I am planning to stop in Merida on my way from Lisbon to Madrid. How much time do I need to see the Roman ruins? Do I need to stay the night? Thanks!
23 January 2016|
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Response from Rambo M | Reviewed this property |
As most people have recommended, I would agree that an overnight stay is worth it. There are many things to see and do and obviously trying the local food is part of the experience of travel. Enjoy!
lorna m
What are the twin rooms like? And are they anywhere near the swim up rooms . Thank you!
13 January 2015|
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Response from LincolnshireBilly | Reviewed this property |
The roof is missing, the beds have gone and the swim rooms dried out 2000 years ago.