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Malaga Roman Theatre

  • Stands in the Roman theatre in Malaga © Turespaña

    Stands in the Roman theatre in Malaga © Turespaña

  

Category

Theatre

Date

First century

Style

Roman
Calle Alcazabilla, s/n
29015 Málaga
Malaga, Andalusia
Malaga

Telephone+34 951501115 - +34 671539212

E-mailteatroromanomalaga.ccd@juntadeandalucia.es

Websitehttp://www.andalucia.org/es/turismo-cultural/visitas/malaga/monumentos/teatro-romano-de-malaga-trm/

Resurrected from underground.

Malaga's Roman theatre remained hidden underground for many centuries.

Malaga's Roman theatre lies at the foot of the Alcazaba fortress in the western part of the city. It was discovered in 1951, after having remained buried underground for many centuries. Dating back to the first century, it was built during the Empire of Augustus. It was used up until the third century. The Arabs used parts of the theatre for their own building purposes. They took capitals and column shafts for their own Alcazaba fortress as support for the horseshoe arches over the doorways. The theatre has a radius of 31 metres is 16 metres tall and has an orchestra of 15 metres. The area has three main stands and gateways that lead into the stands (vomitorium).

Practical information

Timetables

 

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

 

Closed: 1, 6 January, 1 May, 24, 25,31 December.

Rates

 

Free admission

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Joaquim Sunyer, Mediterranean, c. 1910-1911. Collection of Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza © Joaquim Sunyer, VEGAP, Málaga, 2018

Mar 22, 2018 to Sep 9, 2018

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Carmen Thyssen Museum in Malaga - Málaga
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May 31, 2018 to Sep 16, 2018

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Picasso Museum in Malaga - Málaga
Exhibition: Warhol. Mechanical Art

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Aug 11, 2018 to Aug 18, 2018

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Apr 14, 2019 to Apr 21, 2019

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