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One of the Timeless Reminders of a Great Roman City

The portico is a front piece of the municipal forum used a couple of thousand years ago by its... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Los Gatos, California
Pretty by night

There's not a lot of original remains in this particular ruin, but it's easily located in the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Traralgon, Australia
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Calle Sagasta s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The portico, was built by the first century AD and was coated marble. The Corinthian columns are continuing a tico.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Just up from the temple of Diana on the way to the theatre. The trouble is it's surrounded by ugly houses/backdrop. But it's free to gaze upon and wonder

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

you will probaby anyway pass by here, so have a look. I was not impressed and found it rather messy...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is certainly worth a walk by and there is no cost. It is not as impressive as the temple or the forums in other cities.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The portico is a front piece of the municipal forum used a couple of thousand years ago by its citizens. Just a block away from the Temple of Diana (Both are on the same street.), it's astonishing to see the ancient city unfold before your...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank VWriter
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This, like the Diana Temple located 1 minute away, are free to see and admire. The romans left a huge footprint in Merida and this is just another of those examples. Old statues, old pillars. You will most likely be in walking distance of it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

There's not a lot of original remains in this particular ruin, but it's easily located in the centre of town and looks particularly pretty at night.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank justjans
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you are visiting the center of Merida, the Forum is easily walkable from the Templo de Diana or the The Amphitheatre, and helps complete the historical picture of Roman Merida.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Frances C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Another one of those historical places you find round a corner in an otherwise typical Spanish neighbourhood. It is quite beautiful and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Helmut F
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is right in the middle of all the roman sites, so even though there isn't much left it is still worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank cowenevett
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