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Mérida (Spain)

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Mérida (Spain)

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Merida is the capital of the Extremadura region in Spain. Mérida is a small town that contains numerous well preserved Roman ruins.

Get in

By train: The RENFE station in Merida is located on Calle Cardero. There are four trains to and from Cáceres (trip time: 1 hr.), five trains to and from Madrid (4.5-6 hours, 18.45-27 Euros one-way), one to and from Seville (3 hr.), and seven to and from Badajoz (1 hr.)

By bus: The station is on Avenida de la Libertad near the train station. There are fewer buses to Madrid, but connections to Seville (6-8 busses per day) are much better.

Car: The N-V superhighway passes through Merida from Madrid or Lisbon.

Get around


The Roman Theater and Amphitheater are excellently preserved and are situated side by side.

The Roman Bridge (Puente Romano) One of the longest bridges built by the Romans.

The Templo de Diana Ruins of an old temple.

Circo Romano Hippodrome The ruins of an ancient stadium where chariot races would have been held. Nearby is an old aqueduct - watch out for the storks!

The Zona Arqueológica de Morería Archeological diggings.






Get out

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