Mérida. Roman amphitheatre

Ruins of what was the stage for battles between gladiators and wild beasts. Both the amphitheatre and the theatre were built by making use of a hillside, the former in the 8th century B.C. With a capacity of some 14.000 spectators, today only the ima cavea and parts of the media cavea remain. Nowadays it is a stage for performances and concerts of Emerita Lúdica.

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Coordinates: 38.9161701,-6.340149