Contact details

Avenida Extremadura s/n
06800  Mérida, Badajoz  (Extremadura)
http://www.consorciomerida.org/conjunto/monumentos/iglesiasantaeulalia
Tel.:+34 924300666

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Badajoz

Badajoz

Description

The basilica of the reconquest

Is built on the site of the 4th century basilica destroyed by the Almohads. The present construction is Romanesque.

Basilica in layout, with three naves, and an apse that is semicircular inside and straight outside. The apse chapels have traces of Visigothic and Gothic. In the subsoil of the basilica remains of Roman houses and a Christian necropolis have been found.

Construction:
Basilica

Artistic period:
Visigothic

Historic period:
4th century

Setting:
Monastery of the Freilas de Santiago.

Practical information

Prices

Admission free

Map


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