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Contact details

Calle José Ramón Mélida s/n
06800  Mérida, Badajoz  (Extremadura)
visitas@consorciomerida.org
http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/teatro
Tel.:+34 924312530

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Badajoz

Badajoz

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

The emblem of Merida's heritage.

The theatre’s location was chosen to ensure the best possible acoustics for the audiences.

It can seat up to 3,000 people and stands on the hill of San Albín, where the slope improves the building’s acoustics. It was built by General Agrippa in the year 16 or 15 B.C. The stage has three access doors, and the podium is over two and a half metres high.

Construction:
Theatre

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Historic period:
Romanisation (B.C.)

Setting:
Amphitheatre, Amphitheatre House, circus, Roman forum, Temple of Diana.

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Sep 30
From Monday to Sunday
From 09:00 to 21:00


From Oct 01 to Mar 31
From Monday to Friday
From 09:30 to 14:00
From 16:00 to 18:30


Public holidays and Weekend
Public holidays
From 09:00 to 18:30

Prices

Combined admission to the amphitheatre, Roman theatre, fortress, Roman circus, Casa del Mitreo house, Columbarios funerary area, crypt of Santa Eulalia and the Morerías archaeological zone: €12 Reduced combined admission: €6 Nocturnal visit: €10
 

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