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Calle José Ramón Mélida s/n
06800  Mérida, Badajoz  (Extremadura)
Tel.:+34 924312530
Fax.:+34 924004916



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The amphitheatre stands.

The gladiatorial contests took place on the amphitheatre’s arena.

It was officially opened in 8 B.C. and is located beside the theatre, making use of the slope of the hill of San Albín. There is a cross-shaped moat in the centre of the arena.

  • Construction: Theatre
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: Romanisation (B.C.)
  • Setting: Theatre, House of the Amphitheatre, circus, Roman forum.

Practical information


  • From Jul 01 to Sep 15
  • From Monday to Sunday From 09:30 to 19:15
  • From Sep 16 to Jun 30
  • From Monday to Sunday From 09:30 to 13:45 From 16:00 to 18:15


  • General: €6.50
  • Reduced: €5


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