We were visiting the place because the Roman age is interesting. If you also want to experience the history in person then it is a good place to visit.
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Learnt lots that I didn't know about roman burials and funeral practises. Well presented in multiple languages.
This is situated closer to the newer part of the city. It is free of charge on entry and there is a small museum at the reception area. There are notices giving information on the artefacts and excavations, dating back to Hellenic times.
This is a pleasant walk around marked paths and interesting archeological site, with a small museum in the reception building. The entrance fee is minimal, 2 Euros each I think. The entrance to the site is difficult to find, you need to drive through the...More
Had the place to ourselves at 9 am. Very large area, not as expected. Great fun to be able to climb down into one of the tombs. Lots of different types of tombs to see (sounds weird, but v interesting). Shame the amphitheatre over the...More
I knew something of the Roman culture, but this is an in-depth study of Roman life and culture with clear evidence. Do not miss it if you can give it the time it merits
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...More
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...More
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...More