Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), Evora

4.2
#2 of 235 in Historic Sites in Alentejo
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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.
Create an itinerary including Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana)
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
3,807 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • I visited Evora over seven years ago and was honestly not impressed. At that time, there was a lot of “debris” around the temple and the garden, as I recall it, was in disarray. Fast forward to...  more »
  • In the 1st century AD, the town of "Ebora Liberalitas Iulia" was one of the most remarkable ones of the Roman Lusitania. At its temple, Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar was worshipped as a god (and not.....  more »
Google
  • The area around the Roman temple is definitely worth visiting. There is a good view right next to the temple. The temple itself is not much, there is only a small part still standing and there is almost no information given about it.
  • Temple in honour to the Diana godess which is well preserved. The temple is beautiful any time of the day although I prefer by sunset with a beautiful sky in the background. The temple is in the middle of a big square so it is free, accessible and worth to visit. Recommended 😊
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance