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

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 Apr 01 to Sep 30
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 09:30 AM to 06:30 PM

Prices

  • General: €12
  • Reduced: €6
  • Groups: €7

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