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Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), Evora

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See the remains of the ancient Roman Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), with a preserved base and columns carved out of granite and marble, positioned at the center of a public square. This two-millennia-old religious structure stands 9.7 m (32 ft) tall and 25 m (82 ft) wide, and was originally surrounded by a reflecting pool. Built mainly for religious purposes, the site was historically used also as an execution point and a slaughterhouse. View its 14 original granite Corinthian columns with decorative marble capitals, sturdy enough to have withstood the destructive earthquake of 1755. Arrange your visit to Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Evora using our Evora vacation planning tool.
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  • Fascinating piece of 2,000-year-old history in the middle of this medieval town. Just really no interpretive information, only one plaque alongside the ruins. A nice photo op, definitely see it if... 
    Fascinating piece of 2,000-year-old history in the middle of this medieval town. Just really no interpretive information, only one plaque alongside the ruins. A nice photo op, definitely see it if...  more »
  • Very well preserved! It's weird to see something like a greek temple there and I would jave loved to be able to read aomeyhing about it around the monument buy I haven't seen any description there. 
    Very well preserved! It's weird to see something like a greek temple there and I would jave loved to be able to read aomeyhing about it around the monument buy I haven't seen any description there.  more »
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  • It was right in the middle of the city, but just looking at it, it could make you go back into the medieval old times (from movies) The system deserves appreciation for keeping this old structure intact. We captured some good videos in the morning sun. It was very nice
  • Amazing place, loaded with history! I was blown away by how well conserved the temple still is!

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