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Review of Roman Necropolis

Roman Necropolis
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Carmona Roman Necropolis and History Walking Tour
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in Carmona
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

I knew something of the Roman culture, but this is an in-depth study of Roman life and culture with clear evidence. Do not miss it if you can give it the time it merits

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Necrópolis de las cuevas.

After we have seen the Iglesia and torre de la Merced, we went uphill and turned to the University, this to pick-up our car. Then we turned left and tan we turn to our right into the second Street on our right, you will see the indication panel. You will have to turn into a dirt road and a bit further you can park the car, and move around by walking. This location is known as the "las Cuevas de Osuna", or the “Necropolis de Urso”, it is one of the most important archaeological sites of the “Hispania Romana”.
On this location you will be able to see historic graves into the rocks, a Roman Theatre etc. So this was the last location of our walk through the historic entre of Osuna. We do hope you have enjoyed your walk.

Thank hans-jaguar
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Most of the graves are underground, and only a steep staircase can be seen. However, several graves have been opened up, especially the larger and more interesting ones. One can descent via ladder into one of the smaller ones with niches for the urns. The 2 lager tombs really worth seeing are the tomb of the elephant, which likely was a temple rather than a tomb, and had a statue of an elephant inside; and the Sevilliana tomb, named after the female statue found here. This was a large courtyard with columns as well as a cupola. Sadly, some of the other interesting tombs are closed to the public. There is a small museum displaying some of the finds, such as statues and parts of the frescoes. Across the road there are the remains of the amphitheatre, but those can only be visited on Sunday mornings.

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a really wonderful place, an eye opener onto Roman civilisation and the way of life in this part of Spain around 50BC to 100AD. The site is very sensitively laid out to allow visitors to get close to many of the funeral pits and in one of them be right up against wall painting from thousands of years ago. The museum is charming and the dispaly boards informative. The staff were great too. And all this for free!.Its a bit hard to find just off to the left as you enter Carmona from Seville and the entrance is opposite the more obvious Roman amphitheatre on the other side of the road. A great place to take older children and to bring the past to life for them

Thank armyyarn
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Overall this is a very interesting site and it's free entrance which makes it hard to complain. I would suggest a touch-up on the signs and the overall experience though. Now the graves are very interesting, but it could be an even nicer experience with some more explanation / interactivity (which I guess was there before but now not functioning anymore?)

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