Merida Theatre & Amphitheatre Tour

1 hour
Free! cancellation up to 24h


  • Be enchanted by the majesty of the Roman Theater and amphitheater of Merida.
  • Explore a Spanish monumental complex declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Admire the stage of the famous International Festival of Classic Theater of Merida.


The archaeological site of Merida, where the Roman Theater and Amphitheater is located, is one of the major archaeological sites in Spain, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993.

Be enchanted by the majesty of the Roman theater and amphitheater of Merida on a guided tour accompanied by an expert guide. You will see one of the most representative monuments of the city and discover its history, anecdotes and curiosities.

You will meet the guide at the entrance of the monumental complex to start the tour, which will begin exploring the Roman Theatre, will walk up the steps and contemplate the grandeur of an ancient construction.

You will learn the difference between theater and amphitheater, while the guide will lead you to the amphitheater, ancient enclosure shows gladiatorial opened in year 8 B.C., with whom formed the large public area shows the old Emerita Augusta.

The amphitheater was the setting not only for gladiatorial games, but for other popular shows like hunts wild animals and the struggle between wild animals in artificial scenarios recreating forests, jungles or deserts lagoons.

Enraptured admiring a colossal building whose capacity was approximately fifteen to sixteen thousand spectators.

The amphitheater was abandoned in IV B. C. and until the early twentieth century remained partially buried.

After its restoration, from 1933 to the present, it is the grand stage of the long history of the International Festival of Classic Theater of Merida, which undoubtedly is a luxury to enjoy a theatrical performance at a summer night in the same place where already more than two thousand years ago.


  • Theatre & Amphitheatre walking tour
  • Tickets to the Theatre & Amphitheatre
  • Official Spanish speaking guide

Not included

  • Food or drink


Guided tour

(aged 12+)
20 $
(age 6-11)
2.50 $
(age 0-5)

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COVID-19 Measures

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Additional details

  • The use of comfortable shoes is recommended.


Free! cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 24 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

Meet your guide at the Roman Theater Square, in front of the main entrance of the Roman Theater. All details about meeting point will be indicated on the voucher you will receive after your booking.
Merida Theatre & Amphitheatre Tour
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"Nos encantó"
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"La visita fue muy interesante y Mar, nuestra guía lo hizo fenomenal!!"
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"Muy bien explicado y muy amena la visita."
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"Interesante y divertido, muy recomendable."
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