Roman Bridge, Merida

4.7
Experience a piece of history at Roman Bridge, the longest surviving bridge from ancient times, which crosses the Guadiana River. The architecture of the bridge is a highlight for visitors, featuring sixty half-moon arches. You can cross the bridge on foot to the park on the other side, and visit the Alcazaba of Mérida, a Moorish fortification. This site is particularly beautiful at sunrise or sunset. Put Roman Bridge on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Merida trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • 721 metres and 60 spans - it's what survived, initially it was even longer by 34 metres. The stone bridge over Guadiana river was built in the 2nd century and is made of granite. Nowadays it's only...  more »
  • Very impressive and interesting, a must see in Merida. There is a great view and picture spot of the bridge from wall walk at the Alcazada. All the Roman sites in Merida are walkable distance. You...  more »
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  • Very nice bridge in the old town. Highly recommended to have a walk when the sun is going down and the day turns into night !
  • Bridges are beautiful by themselves but this one has something that makes it worth to visit, a real beast of the Roman Imperium's buildings they let us
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