Arco de Trajano
The imposing 15m-high archway isn't known to have anything to do with Trajan, but it was situated on one of Mérida's main Roman streets...
Museo de Arte Visigodo
Many of the Visigothic objects unearthed in Mérida are exhibited in this archaeological museum, just off Plaza de España. It's a...
Templo de Diana
Inaccurately named, for it's now known to have been dedicated to the Imperial cult, this temple stood in the municipal forum, where the...
This jazz stalwart has a sophisticated scene with regular exhibitions, and live jazz once or twice a week at 10pm.
Squeeze onto a tiny stool in the wood-panelled dining room, prop up the bar or relax on the sunny terrace for tapas at this bullfighting...
Lonely Planet review
Long admired as a local favourite, this is one of the classier city dining options. Its relaxing ground-floor bar serves raciones while upstairs the food is decidedly more exciting than the restaurant's rather drab decor.