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Roman Theater – Malaga

The Roman theater of Malaga It dates from the 1st century AD, at the time of Emperor Augustus, it was active until the 3rd century. Then, during the Arab occupation, it was used as a quarry for materials, when they reformed the Alcazaba, at whose feet it is located.

Photo: JMSE

Photo: JMSE

In it they are perfectly distinguished three zones: the seating area, with 31 meters of radius, with semicircular floor. The orchestra, between the stands and the stage, where the important characters of the city were located. And the proscaenium or wooden parquet stage.

Photo: mabuelfloresv

Photo: mabuelfloresv

The Schedule visiting winter They are from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. In summer, from 10 to 21 hours. On Sundays, all year, from 10 to 11:30. They can be arranged by telephone night visits from May to August. They provide a service of Guided visits, previous reservation to the phones 686 130 978 and 686 130 983. The entrance is always free.

Photo: Olaf Tausch

Photo: Olaf Tausch

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