Mérida. Roman Bridge

It has been dated as being from the 1st century B.C. It was the first architectural work to be erected in the city of Emerita Augusta and is built of concrete and granite ashlars. It is one of the longest bridges of the Roman world with a length of almost 800 metres and 60 round arches. It was the only bridge in the centre of the city until the mid-20th century and was open to vehicles until 1991.



Coordinates: 38.9148267,-6.3504814