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|These two magnificent Roman monuments are important examples of Hispan Roman architecture. There are located in the Spanish city of Merida (in Latin: Emerita Augusta). Despite it seems incredible, this ancient Theatre is used today as a common theatre.||05/29/2006||527|
|Amman's Roman Theatre is the most impressive legacy of the Roman Philadelphia and was built under Antonius Pius (138-161AD).||08/26/2005||734|
|In the 3rd century this castle was built to protect the "wet limes" (River Rhine), the borderline between the Roman Empire and the German tribes. This fortress is 154 m wide and twice as long with 8 m high walls preotected by 28 towers.|
This castle is the best maintained Roman castle north of the Alps.
|The Castillo de San Marcos is a Spanish built fort located in the city of St. Augustine, Florida. It was known as Fort Marion from 1821 until 1942, and Fort St. Mark from 1763 until 1784 while under British control. |
The city of St. Augustine was founded in 1565. Over the next one hundred years, the city was defended by nine wooden forts. Following the 1668 attack of the English ...
|Two Roman theatres sit atop the Fourvière Hill in Lyon. The larger one is the most ancient such structure in France and was built by order of Augustus from 17 B.C. to 15 B.C. It was later expanded during the reign of Hadrian. Nearly 110 meters wide, the theatre could seat 10,000 people. It is still used for concerts during the summer.||10/24/2005||654|
|The Teatro Nacional, designed by Oscar Niemeyer.||09/02/2005||523|
|(Teatro Nacional D. Maria II) is a theatre in Lisbon, Portugal. The historical theatre is one of the most prestigious Portuguese venues and is located in the Rossio square, in the centre of the city.|
The theatre was built on the north side of Rossio square on the site of the old Estaus Palace, built around 1450 as a lodging for foreign dignitaries and noblemen visiting Lisbon. In...
|The Castillo de Santa Bárbara, originally built to protect Alicante and virtually surrounded by sea, remains a major landmark in the city, offering panoramic views. Its foundations date back to the 11th century, and remains have been found here from the Romans and Moors, but most of the building was constructed from the 14th-16th centuries, when this Mediterranean city had already been reconque...||10/10/2005||557|
|(Portuguese: Teatro Nacional de São Carlos ) is an opera house in Lisbon, Portugal. |
It was opened on July 30, 1793 by Queen Maria I as a replacement for the Tejo Opera House, which was destroyed in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.
The theatre is located in the historical center of Lisbon, in the Chiado district.
|Roman Theatre in Libya|
If you look about half a mile to the east,
you will also find an Amphitheatre
|The Amazon Theatre (Teatro Amazonas) is an opera house located in the heart of Manaus, inside the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil.|
It was built during the Belle Époque at a time when fortunes were made from the extraction of rubber in that area. Construction of the Amazon Theater was first proposed in 1881 by a member of the House of Representatives, Antonio Jose Fernandes Júnior, th...
|Teatro Nacional, or National Theater, is located in San Jose downtown. It's a beautiful location for opera and plays and was built in the late 1880's||10/04/2005||530|