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Area Funeraria de los Columbarios

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Visit of the historical centre of Merida.

This is an area who belongs to the “Casa de Mitreo”. On this location you can see cinerary urns and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
hans-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Tumbstones explained

The Columbarios área is included in the entry of the Casa del Mitreo, just a few minutes walking... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Helmut F
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Irun, Spain
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Sep 18, 2018
“Visit of the historical centre of Merida.”
May 28, 2018
“An impressive encounter with death!”
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is an area who belongs to the “Casa de Mitreo”. On this location you can see cinerary urns and a family portrait of the Voconios who are conserved. At the entrance door are the dedicatory tombstones. It are two small buildings since their utility...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

The "columbarium" is an ancient cemetery next to an impressive archeological site. The major exhibits in the columbarium contain some well-preserved mausoleums and a series of tombstones, wishing the departed that the "soil should be light on them" .

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I presume that in the past the Casa de Mitreo and the Columbarios were separate attractions, but times is hard and now you have to go all the way to the southern end (Casa entrance) and walk all the way back again if you want...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I found this the least interesting place to visit in Merida but maybe the heat had got to me. Accessed via Casa Del Miteo.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Columbarios área is included in the entry of the Casa del Mitreo, just a few minutes walking, on the back part. There are several tumbstones of the Roman era, well preserved and protected, with explanations and translations.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Helmut F
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