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  • 1. Cathedral de Saint Mary

    The Cathedral Basilica of Santa Maria is the See of the Archbishop of Tarragona who exercises his Episcopal ministry at the service of the whole Archdiocese. That Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Mary,...

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  • 2. Roman Amphitheatre

    Roman Amphitheater of Tarragona was built during the end of I and beginning of second centuries B.C. This is no biggest amphitheater in Mediterranean area but anyway its capacity was from twelve and...

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  • 3. Rambla Nova

    When you walk along Rambla Nova from the Tarragona bus station toward Mediterranean Balcony you will no miss the monument of Castels and Casteleros. Castels is Catalan National Sport known at least...

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  • 4. Balco del Mediterrani - Mediterranean Balcony

    Statue of Roger de Lauria is situated at the end of the Rambla Nova, it is probably the most popular monument of Tarragona and the best decoration of so-called Mediterranean Balcony. That bronze...

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  • 5. Forum Roma

    The forum was the center of daily life where people socialized and discussed public matters. A vast square, it was rimmed by the most important buildings in the city: the curia, the basilia, temples...

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  • 6. Roman Circus

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    One of the most emblematic monuments of the ancient city of Tarraco. It was built in I century B.C. but rebuilt during the Middle Ages when the Kings of Aragon redesigned it for use as a Royal Palace....

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  • 7. Port Aventura

    At PortAventura the fun has no bounds. It is a fascinating journey through five exotic cultures. Relish the rush of the Hurakan Condor´s heart-pounding free-fall, behold the world´s most acrobatic...

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  • 8. Museu Casa Castellarnau - Castellarnau House Museum

    The Castellarnau House Museum is situated along Cavallers Street, a street were many noble families had their homes. The mansion was bought by the Castellarnau family in 1764. In 1954 it was given to...

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  • 9. Archaeological Museum

    Tarragona is connected with the roman era so it was no surprise that there is a good archaeological museum here. Archaeological Museum (museu nacional arqueologic de Tarragona) was founded in mid 19th...

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  • 10. Town Hall

    Ajuntamento or City Hall of Tarragon is just nice building built in XIX century where the city government works now. So, there is nothing special, just a building and a square in front of it with...

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  • 11. Jewish District

    located next to the placeta dels angels is the ancient jewish quarter of tarragona. in ancient times there was a synagogue and ritual baths located here. pictured is a block of stone with a hebrew...

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  • 12. Passeig Arqueològic/Ancient & Medieval Walls

    Passeig Arqueològic or archeological passage is the way along old defensive walls of Tarragona. These wall were built in II century B.C. Originally the length...

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  • 13. Hospital of Santa Thecla

    Old Hospital of Santa Thecla is a monument of Catalan Gothic in Tarragona and local cultural legacy. Today that building is the headquarters of the Regional...

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  • 14. the roman city during 2nd century

    Tarragona is connected with its roman past when it was called Tarraco. It was the capital of Hispania Citerior(nearer Hispania) and then (after 27BC) the...

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  • 15. placa del Forum

    Plaça del Forum was a lovely small square where we stopped for the first beer of the day. Ok, the fact that this was part of the old Roman Forum was a nice...

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  • 16. museum of Modern Art

    Museum of Modern Art (museu d’Art Modern) is a small museum that we didn’t plan to visit but it was for free and gave it a try. The collection is not impressive...

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  • 17. churches at placa del Rei

    Placa del Rei (king’s square) is a small inner square that we stayed for a while after visiting the archeological museum which was the main reason to come here...

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  • 18. Festival of Santa Tecla

    The third week of September in Tarragona is filled with festivities to honor Santa Tecla, the local saint. Not that they need any other excuses to stay up late...

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  • 19. Entrance ticket to six museums and monuments

    There are many museums and historical monuments in Tarragona. The first one I visited was the Amphitheatre and I was asked if I wanted to have a single ticket...

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  • 20. L'Amfiteatre Romà - Relive scenes of gladiators?

    During our stay in Tarragona we enjoyed its splendid nature, mild climate and an extraordinary set of monuments. The town was founded by the Romans, was a...

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  • 21. L'Amfiteatre Romà - Amazing mural painting.

    Below the Balcón extends the Parque del Milagro, in which L'Amfiteatre Romà was excavated in 1952. The building has an elliptical ground plan. The arena, or...

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  • 22. Carrer de la Guitarra

    Heading downhill from the Placa de la Palau towards the entrance to the city walls and Portal de Roser, you walk along Carrer de la Guitarra. This name...

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  • 23. Provincial forum remains

    The massive construction of forum nowadays is just some fragments, most of it gone or was altered to use in medieval times. In Forum square (Plaza de Forum) you...

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  • 24. El Pallol vault

    At Roman times the place was used as a part of Roman Forum. Vault was a long gallery, but still it is a mystery for what purposes it was used. Later, till the...

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  • 25. Rovira i Virgili University

    At one corner of Tarragona old town there is a one nicely looking red building. Here it is Rovira i Virgili university, restored in 1991 by Parliament of...

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