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Area funeraria de los Columbarios

Calle Via Ensanche, s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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An impressive encounter with death!

The "columbarium" is an ancient cemetery next to an impressive archeological site. The major... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
PIL-1
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Poor access, no information in English

I presume that in the past the Casa de Mitreo and the Columbarios were separate attractions, but... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
keithmalin
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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May 28, 2018
“An impressive encounter with death!”
Oct 19, 2017
“Poor access, no information in English”
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Calle Via Ensanche, s/n, 06800 Merida, Spain
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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" .

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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

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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.

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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.

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