Extremadura Holidays-Merida-Badajoz & Caceres Attractions and Activities

Extremadura is situated in southwest Spain flanking Portugal and the areas of Castilla and Leon, Castilla La Mancha and Andalucia. It comprises of the two regions Badajoz and Caceres, which are separately the biggest and second-biggest territories in Spain. Extremadura is the most unfortunate district in Spain and is likewise one of the least visited. It is likewise one of the most excellent with a scene comprising of fields, mountains, glades of stopper oaks and fields of stone and lime. A large number of the acclaimed Spanish vanquishers (Conquistadors) were brought into the world here who later proceeded to settle in America naming a considerable lot of the new urban areas with those from towns in Extremadura.

Merida capital of Extremadura

Merida is in the territory of Badajoz and was established by the Romans in 25 BC to turn into the capital of their western area of Lusitania. It lies at the Roman intersection that connect Toledo with Lisbon and Salamanca with Seville. Merida has one of the most exceptional assortments of Roman landmarks in Europe. The most unimaginable is the Roman Theater with a glorious colonnaded stage divider and a limit with respect to up to 6,000 individuals. Throughout the mid year months, the auditorium is frequently utilized for show creations and celebrations.

By the side of the Theater can be discovered a momentous circular Roman Amphitheater. It had the ability to hold up to 15,000 observers who were engaged with chariot races and gladiatorial challenges of solidarity. On occasion the field was even overwhelmed for re-establishments of triumphant ocean fights. Found directly over the street is the National Museum of Roman Art, a cutting edge fabricating that contains excellent assortments of Roman models, ancient rarities, works of art, privately stamped coins and mosaics.