Contact details

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

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Badajoz

Badajoz

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

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

Schedule

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


Prices

General: €6.50
Reduced: €5

Map


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