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Avenida Extremadura 13, 06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

The namesake of Santa Eulalia Basilica was a girl who was martyred upon being burnt at the stake during the Christian persecutions under the reign of the Emperor Diocletian. According to legend, she is buried nearby.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Came here as it's on the see all ticket of €15 and was so glad I did. The site started off as a 1st century Roman house then an early church and then a cemetery/necropolis. Then in the 13th century they came and built a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The martial basilica of Santa Eulalia de Mérida is a religious building who is located in the city of Mérida, and which is considered a very important nucleus of the birth of Christianity in the peninsula. The current temple was built in the thirteenth century,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 17 July 2018

If you have the pass it is OK but, if not, you are not allowed to visit the church without forking out for the entry price to crypt.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank joannasinbox
Reviewed 2 June 2018

the church itself is nothing special. while it was once probably a very nice building, all the modernization through the centuries rather destroyed it. and the crypta is nice and interesting, but the nicest part with mosaics and paintings you can not approach. if you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 30 April 2018

You enter the ruins to the far right of the church and it is part of the multiple site ticket. The church is very pretty also - check out the ruins below the altar and then check out the altar from above. Very interesting.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The porch is an add-on, the real church is behind the romanesque doorways and is absolutely beautiful and peaceful inside. The crypt is interesting with some very well-preserved or well-renovated wall paintings. We were fortunate enough to be here during Semana Santa so we could...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PublicTransportFan
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The entrance to this site is behind the "modern" church and is included in the combo ticket. To descend to the crypt (after a short exhibition providing information and see early Christian burials and the remains of Roman houses. There is not a great deal...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank David B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you purchase a ticket to tour the Roman Teatro and grounds of Merida, Spain, keep your stub. If also allows you free entry to a few other sites in this historic city. The most obscure of these sites is the Basilica of Santa Eulalia....More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank David S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The church it self was closed but the underground crypt was open via a ticket. Fantastic close up views. No English info but interesting.

Date of experience: June 2017
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