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Santa Eulalia Basilica

  • Partial view of the façade of the Basilica of Santa Eulalia in Mérida © Junta de Extremadura

    Partial view of the façade of the Basilica of Santa Eulalia in Mérida © Junta de Extremadura





Siglo IV


Avenida Extremadura, 13
06800 Mérida
Badajoz, Extremadura

Basilica of the Reconquest

It is built on the spot where there used to be a 4th century basilica that was destroyed by the Almohads. The actual construction is Romanesque. It belongs to Mérida’s archaeological site, which has the UNESCO World Heritage designation.

It has a basilica ground plan and a semicircular apse inside, and a straight one outside. The apse chapels have Visigothic and Gothic elements. Remains of Roman homes have been found under the floor of the basilica, and also a Christian necropolis.

Practical information



Church can only be visited during hours of worship.



Free admission

Free admission

Combined admission to the amphitheatre, Roman theatre, fortress, Roman circus, Casa del Mitreo house, Columbarios funerary area, crypt of Santa Eulalia and the Morerías archaeological zone: €16,5

Reduced combined admission: €8,5


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