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Archaeological Ensemble of Italica

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Avenida Extremadura 2, 41970 Santiponce, Spain
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All reviews roman city the bus mosaic floors eu citizens free entry on site last stop game of thrones plaza de armas bus station well worth the visit nice mosaics across the street roman times public transport large amphitheatre roman ruin information boards
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Reviewed today

The ruins have been well maintained and offer great examples of life under the time of the Romans. Amphitheatre is under some renovation so was only partly accessible, once completed it should offer great views. The rest of the site has interesting mosaics with well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jim C
Reviewed today

Free for EU citizens, you get handed a map on arrival which is just as well because particular sites of mosaics etc are not clearly signposted on site. We went to the museum first which is on your right as you go in and gives...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thewanderingwinos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice ancient Roman ruins in the outskirts of Sevilla. Short bus ride from the city to this nicely preserve simbol of the Roman Empire reach. In accordance with our guide it was one of the first settlements outside Italy. The mosaics and architecture gave...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank R2_Ramirez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a different pace after monuments and hustle in the city. Took the bus 170 from slot number 41. We tried to buy tickets at the ticket counter but were told together tickets from the bus. It was a 30 min ride. We got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 618chitrag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide took us to this amazing site. We were in "awe". There was hardly anyone there. This predates the Roman Coleseum by 300 years. We loved seeing another site that Game of Thrones was filmed at. Would love to visit here again. Don't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sailawayNevada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Anfiteatro in Italica had some amazing Roman Ruins to show. The whole of Italica was mired with history and probably the closest you'll get to seeing pure Roman culture with the different halls, history and architecture. It had some amazing descriptions which make is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Naivedya P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When leaving Seville do not miss this spot. No need to do a big tour. Just drop in and see a still standing Roman ampitheater, some amazing columns and frescos. There’s a cute quick lunch spot nearby!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 979martham
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

As a Game of Thrones fan I went to see the filming location but I was totally amazed by the history and detail of the site. It goes far beyond it’s use as a film set. It was very quiet, barely five other people there....More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank happy_bits24601
Reviewed 15 November 2018

We had read about Italica before visiting Seville and wanted to see if it offered the same unexpected bonus as Ostia near Rome. The sad truth is that it falls far short of that and of Pompeii. It is interesting to see the ruins of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank LondonFlyingwombat
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Santiponce is located about 20 minutes from the centre of Seville and there is plenty of parking near to the site. Entrance for EU citizens is free which is amazing so go quickly before Brexit. Italica was founded in about 206 BC and was the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CarlosD5693
2 September 2018|
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Response from hywheeler | Reviewed this property |
Its free entry for EU nationals and 1,50 euros for those from other countries. You can get your ticket there. Check the opening times before you go as times vary from day to day. Get no 170 bus from seville bus station... More
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Hi we visited Saturday 5/5 and we were told that due to filming game of thrones the site will be closed until 29/5/18
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OPENING HOURS: 1 Jan - 31 March and 16 September - 31 December: Tuesday to Saturday: 09.00-18.00 Sunday and public holidays: 09.00-15.00 1 April - 15 June: Tuesday to Saturday: 09.00-20.00 Sunday and public holidays... More
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