The Roman Theatre in Cartagena: The discovery and excavation of the Roman Theatre of Cartagena, Spain is one of the most surprising archaeological discoveries of this ancient city. Hidden for centuries because of its location in an area of the city that has been constantly inhabited, the Roman Theatre and its original features remained uncovered with the passage of time. Take an hour-and-a-half to explore these remarkable unearthed remains.
An imposing structure with a capacity for 6000 people, the Roman Theatre is sure to have played a significant role in the ancient history of Spain and the city of Cartagena. Its proximity to some of the more emblematic buildings such as the Cathedral, the City Council Palace, the medieval Castle and the port facilities, makes it one of the most attractive places and monuments of Cartagena. Take in the fantastic view as you explore this fascinating glimpse into a past world.
The archaeological work carried out since 1990 to the present day, has unravelled mysteries and provided a better understanding into the exceptional architecture and the meaning of the building. Situated on one of the highest hills in the city and near the sea port, it surely would have offered a first image of magnificence to all those who came to the city by sea. A truly fabulous sight to behold.
Transport yourself back to a time full of fantastic creations of man as you explore the Roman Theatre, one of the finest ancient historical relics in all of Cartagena.
Duration: 90 minutes.
Start/opening time: High Season- Easter, Monday to Wednesday: from 10am to 6pm. Thursday to Sunday: from 10am to 8pm.
1st May – 30th September, from Tuesday to Saturday: from 10am to 8pm. Sunday: from 10am to 2pm.
Low Season- 1st October – 30th April. Tuesday to Saturday: from 10am to 6pm. Sunday: from 10am to 2pm.
Others: Children under three years of age are given free admission.