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  • Cáceres.

    Tourist destinations, World Heritage | Cultural Heritage


    Cáceres. (Extremadura) More than ten towers dominate the historic quarter of Caceres, delimited by Arab walls. Cobbled streets marked by medieval, fortified homes and Renaissance palaces make up the most beautiful sceneries in this city, which was declared World Heritage. The local history is closel…

  • Roman circus in Mérida. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Zona arqueológica. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/circoromano. The centre of the Roman chariot races. It was used for chariot races and –according to an inscription– later adapted to serve as a venue for naval games. It has a rectangular shap…

  • Amphitheatre House. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Zona arqueológica. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/casaanfiteatro. Situated next to the amphitheatre, the remains actually belong to two houses, a section of the San Lázaro aqueduct and a decant tower. It belongs to Mérida’s archaeological sit…

  • Casa del Mitreo House. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Zona Cerro de San Albín. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/casamitreo. The noble domus. This was a large Roman house belonging to an important family. Together with the house, remains related to the cult of Mitra were found and this is where its…

  • Roman Bridge over the Guadiana River. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Zona del puente sobre el Guadiana. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/puenteromanoGuadiana. The link between Emérita Augusta with Tarragona. It was the first construction that was made in the Roman town of Emé…

  • Roman Temple to Diana. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Zona arqueológica. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/templodiana. The Goddess temple. An enormous building that is probably one of the most majestic of those in Roman Mérida. It is one of the religious buildi…

  • Roman Theatre in Mérida. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Calle José Ramón Mélida s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/teatro. The emblem of Merida's heritage. The theatre’s location was chosen to ensure the best possible acoustics for the audiences. It can seat u…

  • Roman Bridge over the Albarregas River. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Paraje Pantano de Proserpina. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/romano/romano.htm. The smaller bridge. Built during the Augustus period and indicated the northern exit of the colony. It has four ashlar arches with two m…

  • San Lázaro aqueduct. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Parque de San Lázaro, s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) www.consorciomerida.org. One of the three aqueducts which supplied water to Roman Mérida. The only elements remaining are three sturdy pillars from this construction which at one time was over 1 kilometre in length. These three pillars…

  • Arab fortress. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Plaza del Rastro s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 924003441 | E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.consorciomerida.org. An imposing military complex. In the interior it still conserves remnants dating from the Roman, Visigoth and Arab periods. It was built by Abderramá…

  • Los Columbarios Funeral Site. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Zona arqueológica. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. www.consorciomerida.org. The mausoleum of the Voconios and Julios. They are two open cremation tombs belonging to two important families: the Voconios and the Julios. They lie in the Roman necropolis in the…

  • Los Milagros Aqueduct. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Avenida Vía de la Plata s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) A spectacular aqueduct. This aqueduct was built following the height of the terrain and using different materials, including brick, stonework, masonry and natural rock. It has three rows of arches, and once had distribution basins an…

  • Mérida Roman Amphitheatre. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Calle José Ramón Mélida s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 924004916 | E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. www.consorciomerida.org. 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 t…

  • Trajan's Arch. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Zona arqueológica. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.consorciomerida.org. Trajan's Arch. This was a monumental access gateway to the holy space that surrounded a giant temple used as a place of worship in imperial times. This semicircular arch, today with a height of 15 metres from th…

  • Royal Monastery of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. Guadalupe.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Plaza Mayor. 10140. Guadalupe. Cáceres. (Extremadura) E-mail: rmsmguadalupe@planalfa.es. http://monasterioguadalupe.com. An outstanding monument. The building stands on the site where the Virgin Mary appeared to a shepherd. The monastery complex has four parts: the temple-basilica, the auditorium bu…

  • Alange Roman Baths. Alange.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Calle Baños 58. 06840. Alange. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 924365168 | E-mail: balneario_alange@ctv.es. www.balneariodealange.com. They already existed in the times of Trajan and Hadrian, in the 2nd century A D. They are located at the foot of La Mesilla hill and are medicinal-type baths. The R…


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