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Merida by Gbosca @flickr
Mérida. Roman brigde
Mérida. Roman brigde by Tomas Fano @flickr
Mérida. Mayor square
Mérida. Mayor square by Tomas Fano @flickr
Teatro Romano de Mérida
Teatro Romano de Mérida by Jafsegal @flickr
El templo de Diana, Mérida
El templo de Diana, Mérida by _Estebano_ @flickr
Mérida - Ciudad monumental romana y tierra del teatro clásico griego
Mérida - Ciudad monumental romana y tierra del teatro clásico griego by Antonioj.Pineda @flickr
CATEDRAL DE MÉRIDA - by alfonsomejiacampos. PLEASE READ MY PROFILE @flickr
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Top sigths of Spain

The Royal Palace remains the main landmark of Madrid. Nowadays, the palace is used to host most important meetings and official ceremonies. An ancient Moorish castle stood on the site of the modern Royal Palace until 1755. In the middle of the 18th century the castle lost its strategic importance, and as it was built in a very beautiful place it was decided to demolish it and build a luxury palace instead. Currently, this magnificent building has more than 2,000 rooms halls that hold precious collections of old items - chandeliers, clocks, furniture, musical instruments, weapons and artworks. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Merida

Merida for children - what to visit

Merida is a city whose first mention dates back to ancient times, which is reflected in numerous city attractions (for example, the Roman Amphitheater, aqueducts, thermae, the Temple of Diana). There are also sights reminiscent of Arab rule in Merida - for example, the Alcazaba Fortress. It's certainly worth exploring them together with children, thus introducing them to culture and history. Apart from that, in … Open

Advices for travellers

1. In summer, the weather is quite hot in the city - daytime temperature may reach 40 °C. It is not the most comfortable period for fans of hiking and outdoor entertainment. 2. Merida is a popular tourist city, so many locals are pretty good at foreign languages. To show respect for the local culture, be sure to learn a couple of simple phrases in Spanish. 3. There are no large international airports in … Open

Travel guide to Merida

A popular place for walking for the guests of Merida is the ancient bridge over the Albarregas River. It was built about 2,000 years ago and was part of the Silver Way. On this bridge, the silver mined at nearby mines was transported. The length of the bridge is about 100 meters. It is a very attractive place for romantic walks and for admiring the panorama of the city. On one of the central streets of the city … Open

Traditions and mentality of Merida

Relatives and friends remain the main value for townspeople, however, it is not customary to spend evenings at home here. In the evening, many locals go to their favorite restaurants and bars to meet friends and loved ones. Locals are also known for their love for the traditional flamenco dance, one of the main symbols of modern Spain. The city has several dance centers where everyone can learn the art of the … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Fans of hearty meat dishes will like Al Plato where they serve fantastic dishes from selected pork. Meat, as well as vegetables and fruits, are supplied to the restaurant from the surrounding farms. Fresh produce is one of the main secrets of the unsurpassed taste. The house specialty is grilled pork served with various vegetable garnishes. There are also suitable dishes for vegetarians - the restaurant prepares … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Merida is famous for the variety of bars and restaurants that welcome visitors until late at night. They remain among the locals' favorite places for evening outs. Sala Maruja Limon Rock Bar invites you to relax in a stylish setting. It offers visitors a huge selection of signature cocktails and traditional snacks. This bar always has a very lively and relaxing atmosphere and the bulk of its frequent visitors are … Open

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