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Mérida
Recommended
Mérida The Essential
Recommended
Although Mérida's modern town has many charming nooks and crannies, its unique Roman monuments are of greater interest to visitors. The town was once the capital of Lusitania and as a result is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Mérida
Mérida Romana
Mérida Romana
In 25BC, the Roman governor of Augustus
60 minutes
Mérida's Theatre
Mérida's Theatre
Built by Agrippa, Augustus's son in law,
60 minutes
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
Situated in an impressive modern
120 minutes
Church and crypt of Santa Eulalia
Church and crypt of Santa Eulalia
Digs in the basement of this church have
15 minutes
Mérida's Amphitheatre
Mérida's Amphitheatre
This arena dates back to the 1C BC and
60 minutes
Mérida's Alcazaba
Mérida's Alcazaba
The Moors built this 9C fortress to
30 minutes