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Basilica Paleocrista de Mertola

Mertola 7750, Portugal
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A real eye-opening experience from the 5th century.

This is not an easy site to find. It is not well-marked. However, it is worth finding. I really... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Chileice
,
London, ON
Really interesting

I'm not normally very keen on historical sights but we found the archaeological sights in Mertola... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
T Y
,
Pera, Portugal
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8 Apr 2017
“A real eye-opening experience from the 5th century.”
22 Mar 2017
“Really interesting”
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is not an easy site to find. It is not well-marked. However, it is worth finding. I really enjoyed trying to imagine what it would have been like to be in this church in 500 A.D. Reading the funeral inscriptions was fascinating and finding...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

I'm not normally very keen on historical sights but we found the archaeological sights in Mertola very interesting and enjoyable.

Thank T Y
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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

You must visit this ancient roman "monument" before you leave Mértola. Very well preserved, the all entire space give us an idea of how and where people lived. And there is still a lot of work to be done and discover under those rocks.

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Very well preserved cemetery where you can find rituals of three civilizations: Roman, Islamic and early Christian.

Thank Jaimecs
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