Contact details

Calle del Castillo s/n
46500  Sagunto-Sagunt, Sagunto, Valencia  (Valencia)
museosagunto@gva.es
http://www.aytosagunto.es/es-es/laciudad/Sagunto%20Interactivo/Sagunt_interactivo.html
Tel.:+34 962617267
Fax.:+34 962617266

Location

Valencia-València

Description

The Roman theatre of Sagunto dates from the first century and was a pioneer on the list of the national monuments declared in Spain (1896).

It is semicircular in shape and can seat 8,000 spectators. The stones of the steps were used to build the castle and some houses. An archaeological museum gathers the objects found at the excavations. The Roman theatre was built within a dip in the land, which is why its open air concerts have wonderful acoustics. Recently, rehabilitation work has been done to provide a look of unity to the stage and the steps, making conditions adequate for theatre and cultural events.

  • Construction: Theatre
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: Romanisation (A.D.)
  • Setting: Ruins of the wall of Diana's Temple and Sagunto castle.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Nov 01 to Mar 31
  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 10:00 to 18:00
  • Public holidays and Sunday From 10:00 to 14:00
  • Closing days: Monday
  • From Apr 01 to Oct 31
  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 10:00 to 20:00
  • Public holidays and Sunday From 10:00 to 14:00
  • Closing days: Monday

Prices

  • Admission free

Map



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