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TARRAGONA

Tarragona, the ancient Tarraco, was one of the most important cities in the Mediterranean.- Its historical monuments gropu is one of the most impressive from ancient times. The acknowledgement of the Roman Tarragona as Heritage of Humanity reinforces the extraordinary relevance and value of its archaeological and monumental legacy. The effort to keep, restore and spread this heritage around the world has always united the citizens and the institucions in Tarragona. Led by the town council, Tarragona has made its heritage one of the most cherished values of its identity.-

ROUTES AROUND TARRAGONA:
1.- Museo Casa Castellarnau: ( s. XIV-XVIII) Castellarnau´S Family Palace
2.- Roman door and walls in Pallol Square
3.- Roman walls (3rd -2nd Century BC). Medieval and modern fortifications (14th-18th century)
4.- Sant Antoni Gate
5.- Antic Hospital: Romanesque-Ghotic building
6.- Cathedral: Diocesan Museum, cloister and chapels
7.- Voltes Gotiques: (s. XIV) old medieval marketplace
8.- Plaza de representacion del forum provincial: (s. 1 DC): Roman walls in Forum Square
9.- Museo de Arte Moderno: (s.XIX-XX): Paintings and sculptures from local artists
10.- Call Jueu (s.XIV): remains of gothic arches from Jewish Quarter
11.- Museo de armas antiguas (s. XVII-XIX): a private collaction of original antique fire arms
12.- Museo Nacional Arqueologico de Tarragona: sculptures, mosaics and material culture elements from Tarragona
13.- Pretorio Romano (s. I DC): Roman tower in the provincial forum representation square
14.- Circo Romano(s. I DC): building meant for horse and chariot races
15.- Balcón Mediterráneo
16.- Anfiteatro romano (s. II DC): building meant for gladiator fights, upon which a Visigothic basilica and Romanesque church were built
17.- Forum local romano: (s. I DC): remains of a basilica and Roman street
18.- Museo y Necropolis paleocristianas: exhibition “the world of the death” roman funerary collection
19.- Conjunto Paleocristiano del Francoli (s. V DC): basilica, atrium and suburban village
20.- Museo del Puerto de Tarragona: Historical museum in Tarragona´s Harbour
21.- Villa Romana de cantcelles (s. I-IV DC): roman village, thermae and a big room with a dome decorated with paleochristian mosaic
22.- Acueducto de les ferreres o Puente del Diablo (s. I DC): roman aqueduct
23.- Torred dels escipions (s. I DC): roman funerary monument
24.- Pedrera del medol: roman quarry
25.- Castell de Tamarit (s. XIV-XX)
26.- Villa romana dels munts (s. I-III DC): residential and industrial complex and roman thermae
27.- Arco de Berá (s. I AC): honorary arch in Via Augusta
Restaurante: FORTI DE LA REINA: Platja del Miracle
Tel: 977 24 48 77 Tarragona
A la carte restaurant. Set meal of the day, including Sundays and holidays 20,50 euros. Fine sitting overlooking the Mediterranean. Closed on Tuesdays

  • Last visit to Tarragona: Sep 2002
  • Intro Written Sep 13, 2002
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  • iwys's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2005 at 4:45 AM

    Tarrogona often gets overlooked by tourists. The Roman amphitheatre here is superb.

  • Hosell's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2004 at 5:11 AM

    Estupendas fotos Fabiana! he estado varias veces en Tarragona pero siempre con prisas y muy poco tiempo,aunque tengo todavia fotos para escanear,algun dia lo haré!! :-)

  • Josepau's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2002 at 11:15 PM

    excellent page!!!!

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