Mérida Roman Amphitheatre
Anfiteatro de Mérida
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.
- Artistic period:
- Historic period:
- Romanisation (B.C.)
- Theatre, House of the Amphitheatre, circus, Roman forum.