Ronda - Roman Heritage
Visit a Acinipo (1AD – 6 BC)
The archaeological site of the Iberoroman city of Acinipo is 22km from Ronda. The most notable building is the Theatre, without doubt one of the best conserved of the Peninsula. Also outstanding are the public baths (termas) and the remains of a house (domus). All of which are found in an extraordinary natural surrounding where the landscape is the main character.
The Roman city was created in first century before Christ on an urban Iberian nucleus and after rapid growth, arrived at a population of 2000 in the time of the High Roman Empire. Good examples of the prosperity in the Republican period are the coins found in the archaeological excavations of the site. On these coins appeared alongside the name Acinipo, a cluster of grapes and two ears of corn.