Driveways or pathways In Extremadura lies a very important road “Via de la Plata”, Passed for Emerita Augusta , Capital of Lusitania Piece of Road Roman (Museo Romano Merida)
The Bridge Of Merida The bridge was first built work in the city, strategically built to protect both the colony as the eastern territory of the peninsula. The bridge is constructed with a concrete core that is lined with granite blocks.
Aqueduct of Merida The aqueduct supplied water to Emerita Augusta (Mérida). Arco and piles of the lower order on the river are considered Albarregas time of Trajan, the rest is Constantinian era.
The Circus of Merida is in acceptable condition, although at first glance does not look Its structure consists of bleachers and arena as amphitheaters but a different plant, this is almost rectangular, with arcs in the smaller sides, and measuring just 440 m. long by 115 m. wide Circus of Merida
The Roman theatre in Merida The Roman theater in Merida is considered as one of the most important works of Roman architecture. It has been refurbished and still fulfills its function as a theater. We will see the parts of the Roman theater and have a capacity of 6000 spectators. It is considered a world heritage site
Arch of Trajan The Merida forum was surrounded by a series of enrtadas which belonged to the Arch of Trajan. It would be the main gateway to the forum
Temple of diana The Temple of Diana "probably stood astride the first and second centuries AD Situated in the center of town today. It is a temple located in the Roman Forum and dedicated to the imperial cult. It peripteral and hexastyle, with floor of 41 by 22 meters, built of granite stone.
The amphitheater was built shortly after the theater and located in its vicinity, thus leaving a monumental Roman incomparable within the peninsula. Registration acquitted at the podium tell us that its opening was in the year 8 BC Merida Amphitheater Plant elliptical tine a major axis of 126 m. and less than 102 m., with these measures in the sand, 64 m. by 41 m. respectively.
Forums. The city had two public forums: the City of Cologne for the Meridanos for Provincial and Lusitanian. There are major public places remains of their baths, the basilica, curia and the market, and the Portico of the Municipal Forum of the century, in a garden area. Forum of Merida
Proserpina Reservoir. Five kilometers from the city is the dam of water to the aqueduct. This important engineering work, with some six km. perimeter and a length of 500 meters, says a dam with an elevation of 7 feet above normal water level, with buttresses rebuilt in the seventeenth century. Proserpina Reservoir
Mitreo House. Located in the Cerro de San Albino, retains an entry into a small courtyard with pond, impluvium and columns. It found one of the largest mosaics in the Roman world, the well known "Cosmic Gallery, which represents a vision of the world then with the phenomena of nature embodied in the manner of the Hellenistic allegory. Mitreo House
National Museum of Roman Art. Although it had its first record in the sixteenth and seventeenth century was set in place the "Garden of Antiquities" were systematic excavations in Merida between 1910 and 1936 which enabled the construction of the National Museum of Roman Art in 1975 . The current building was completed by architect Rafael Moneo Navarra between 1981 and 1985 and opened in 1986. National Museum of Roman
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