Contact details

Recinto arqueológico Los Columbarios-Casa de Mitreo
C/ Vía Ensanche, s/n.
06800  Mérida, Badajoz  (Extremadura)
visitas@consorciomerida.org
www.consorciomerida.org
Tel.:+34 924301224
Tel.:+34 924004908

Location

Badajoz

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

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 south east.

There are still a few funerary urns that remain and a family portrait of the Voconios. The dedicatory lapidaries are in the entrance door. They are two small buildings because their purpose was to conserve the family remains of those who have passed away.

  • Construction: Necropolis
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: Romanisation (A.D.)
  • Setting: Roman remains of the town.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Apr 01 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Prices

  • General: €6
  • Reduced: €3

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