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During Roman times, people would have walked under the Arco de Trajano to access a colossal temple... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Worth a look....

Merida is big on Roman remains and we walked through the Arch, by chance, on our way back to the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During Roman times, people would have walked under the Arco de Trajano to access a colossal temple of the imperial cult, the religion that regarded emperors and some of their relatives as gods.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Merida is big on Roman remains and we walked through the Arch, by chance, on our way back to the car and it is certainly impressive and to be admired!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Worth seeing and not too fare from the rest of the 'action' in the shopping centre - plenty of bars close by.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry W
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Best bit about this arch, due to most of it being robbed away is that a couple of nice tapas bars are in the corner and it makes it romantic. Hey it is nearly a couple of thousand years old so let's give it a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed 22 September 2018

A location not to miss when visiting the historical centre of Merida is the “Trajan Arch”. This arch has being built in the first half of the first century AD C. in Augusta Emerita, it is an entrance arch to the provincial forum. The arch...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Not much remains but there is enough to give a view of the size and splendour of the arch when it was built. Also helps to imagine the size and scale of Merida as a Roman city. There is one information board to help explain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank themajoroak
Reviewed 4 July 2018

With Roman ruins popping up all over town for some reason we thought this would be more spectacular. Probably not worth seeking out on a hot day but certainly worth finding on an evening stroll...there is also a bar with a view!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Citizens
Reviewed 14 June 2018

A trip to Merida is like a trip to another world. You stumble upon Roman ruins every time you turn a corner, just standing there in the middle of the city. So glad we went to this gem!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AdaP75
Reviewed 1 June 2018

well, it is a nice, big arch, but while it was once an entrace to a big temple, it stands now kind of in the middle of nowhere. walk by, give it a look, but you will not spend much time here.

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

This is certainly worth a look and to the right is a nice restaurant to grab a bite or a drink with the same name.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WiMadcitytraveler
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