Acueducto de los Milagros
Basílica de Santa Eulalia
Built in the 5th century in honour of Mérida's patron saint, the basilica was reconstructed in the 13th century. Beside it, a museum...
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...
Zona Arqueológica de Morería
This excavated Moorish quarter contains the remains of a cemetery, walls and houses dating from Roman to post-Islamic times.
This jazz stalwart has a sophisticated scene with regular exhibitions, and live jazz once or twice a week at 10pm.
Long admired as a local favourite, this is one of the classier city dining options. Its relaxing ground-floor bar serves raciones while...
Lonely Planet review
The Acueducto de los Milagros, highly favoured by nesting storks, once supplied the Roman city with water from the dam at Lago Proserpina, about 5km out of town. There's another aqueduct, San Lázaro, near the Circo Romano.