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Casa del Mitreo

Calle Oviedo s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Nice example of a Roman gouse

Nothing big or impressive, but nice to see if you are in the area. The information is all in... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Hamburg, Germany
via mobile
Splendid villa but needs some TLC

Entry to the Casa, one of the most easterly sights in Merida, is 6€, but this includes access to... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roman villa” (6 reviews)
“wealthy roman” (2 reviews)
Calle Oviedo s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing big or impressive, but nice to see if you are in the area. The information is all in Spanish, so if you don’t speak Spanish, prepare your visit before or have your translator app ready.

Thank Sara808080
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Entry to the Casa, one of the most easterly sights in Merida, is 6€, but this includes access to the adjoining Columbarios area, and both are included in the 15€ see-all tickets. We liked the Casa, which has some splendid mosaics and features, but many...More

Thank keithmalin
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Caseras and drove here particularly for the Roman ruins. The Casa Mitreo was our first stop parking down by the river) and quite interesting. There was little information available, but as we had some background from our journeys elsewhere we could...More

Thank SACALosAngeles
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This house is a 15 minute walk from the theatre, but is worth the effort and is included in the combo ticket. The house is extensive with mosaics and the remains of wall paintings and is under cover for some shade. Little information is provided...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Even if it is located a bit out of the center the house is beautifully conserved. You can still admire the pavements and the wall painting, the different divisions of the house and the purpose that each place had. Quite impressive

Thank Simona R
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This visit will give you some cover from the sun or rain as it is outside but undercover. No English info but is still interesting to see the layout of the villa. A short walk up the hill gives you access to Columbarios

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Excavation of a typical Roman villa. No English signage here. Part of the combo ticket. Includes field containing columbarium.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The ruins of what was once an extensive living are quite well preserved and there are a lot of explanations that help to understand how the building was used in Roman times. Very convenient the modern covered walkway that keeps the sun out and provides...More

Thank Helmut F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

There are a lot of good things to say about this site. It is well excavated and conserved. There is a lot of informative signage about the various parts of the villa; though it is only in Spanish (which is not a complaint, as this...More

1  Thank RoaminTheEmpire
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This ruins looks interesting but text only in spanish. Ok if you are nearby. Included in 15 EUR ticket

Thank Lars Christine R
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