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Roman Necropolis

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Address: C. Enmedio, Carmona, Spain
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Walk through the historic centre of Osuna, last location.

Necrópolis de las cuevas. After we have seen the Iglesia and torre de la Merced, we went uphill and turned to the University, this to pick-up our car. Then we turned left and... read more

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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766 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Necrópolis de las cuevas. After we have seen the Iglesia and torre de la Merced, we went uphill and turned to the University, this to pick-up our car. Then we turned left and tan we turn to our right into the second Street on our right, you will see the indication panel. You will have to turn into a dirt... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most of the graves are underground, and only a steep staircase can be seen. However, several graves have been opened up, especially the larger and more interesting ones. One can descent via ladder into one of the smaller ones with niches for the urns. The 2 lager tombs really worth seeing are the tomb of the elephant, which likely was... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a really wonderful place, an eye opener onto Roman civilisation and the way of life in this part of Spain around 50BC to 100AD. The site is very sensitively laid out to allow visitors to get close to many of the funeral pits and in one of them be right up against wall painting from thousands of years... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Overall this is a very interesting site and it's free entrance which makes it hard to complain. I would suggest a touch-up on the signs and the overall experience though. Now the graves are very interesting, but it could be an even nicer experience with some more explanation / interactivity (which I guess was there before but now not functioning... More 

1 Thank MaartenDeGroot
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Quite honestly, visiting a Roman burial site would not usually be at the top of my 'must visit' list, but this was a fascinating experience in every respect. Firstly, it's a great walk from the Parador through the town to reach the necropolis. Secondly, the excavations are quite extensive. Thirdly, the museum is very informative (and should be visited before... More 

2 Thank MSH-Sussex
Ossining, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Very informative and excellent museum and site...You feel the past unlike a lot of ruins where they just are..I actually had a sudden feeling of sadness at this burial ground as if the grief of a death had imprinted the particular corner of the site...Very nicely laid out path and a lot to see in about an hour...Carmona has seen... More 

1 Thank Henry K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice historic place as well. Hay some things very interesting. Solo u have go there with group and guides then u might hear some historic facts, very attractive.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Not too far from Puerta de Sevillia. Start w the video for an explanation or at least visit the media room where it's outlined along the wall. It's just unfathomable how old this site is.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A well preserved Roman amphetheatre and extensive necropolis. The best part was the informative video - this is must if you are to get the most from the visit.

1 Thank mariaben64
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The entire site is fenced and locked on the day we visited. No access at all. It does look like they are doing some kind of construction along the road, but the gate was locked so this detour to Cormona to see this specific site was a waste of time. Check ahead before you get off the A-4 on your... More 

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