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Visit of the historical centre of Merida.

A location not to miss when visiting the historical centre of Merida is the “Trajan Arch”. This... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hans G
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
The Entrance to the Forum Begins Here

Trajan's Arch is a beautiful granite entry way to the 1st century Roman forum. The arch was... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
VWriter
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Los Gatos, California
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3 days ago
“Visit of the historical centre of Merida.”
14 Apr 2018
“The Entrance to the Forum Begins Here”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Hans G
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

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!

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!

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.

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.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Trajan's Arch is a beautiful granite entry way to the 1st century Roman forum. The arch was originally faced with marble, we were told. Now, though, it is plain grey in color and a little rough textured for wear through 2,000 years of human traffic...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Hola Imprescidible ver lo que queda del arco de TRAJANO ,con una antiguedad de mas de 2000 años. Merida se fundo en el año 25 antes de Cristo. Mejor con Guia Saludos ello It is impressive to see what remains of the TRAJANO arch, with...More

Thank koldo k
Reviewed 27 February 2018

the arch is just around the corner from the parador where we stayed. you can walk under it without realising .

1  Thank Lawrence P
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Only found this by accident! Walking through the town at night! Down a backstreet and there it was.....

1  Thank Jennie B
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