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Merida

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Theaters · Landmarks · History Museums
Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, western central Spain. The population is 60,119 in 2017. The Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1993.ClimateMérida has a Mediterranean climate with Atlantic influences, due to the proximity of the Portuguese coast. The winters are mild, with minimum temperature rarely below 0°C, and summers are hot with maximum temperatures occasionally exceeding 40°C.Precipitation is normally between 450to annually. The months with most rainfall are November and December. Summers are dry, and in Mérida, as in the rest of southern Spain, cycles of drought are common, ranging in duration from 2 to 5 years.In autumn the climate is more changeable than in the rest of the year. Storms occur with some frequency, but the weather is often dry.Both humidity and winds are low. However, there is frequent fog, especially in the central months of autumn and winter.
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World heritage site
Roman Bridge
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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History Museum
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
Templo de Diana
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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World heritage site
Acueducto de los Milagros
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Merida

Historic Walking Area
Old Town of Caceres Caceres
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
National Park
Monfrague National Park Villarreal de San Carlos
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
Landmark
Plaza Mayor de Trujillo Trujillo
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Merida

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Historic Site
Alcazaba
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Ruin
Casa del Mitreo
3.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Religious Site
Co-Cathedral of Merida
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Cemetery
Area Funeraria de los Columbarios
3.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Merida

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Monument
Arco de Trajano
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
Portico del Foro
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
Dolmen de Lacara
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Neighborhood
Casco Historico de Merida
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Merida

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History Museum
Museo Arqueologico de Arte Visigodo
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
El Costurero. Museo de Merida
3.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Golf in Merida

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Golf Course
Don Tello Club de Golf
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

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