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located near the village of l'escala is the ruins of the greco-roman town of empuries. this seaside town was founded by the greeks in 600BC. originally empuries was built on a small island and in 550BC the town was moved to the mainland . the name empuries is greek for trading place. in 218BC the romans built a city next to the greek village. eumpuries occupies a beautiful location on the costa brava. a must see site for visitors to catalonia who have an interest in roman history.
pictured is a view of the mar mediterraneo from the ancient city of empuries. adjacent to the historic area is a very... more travel advice
pictured is a statue of asclepius, the greek god of medicine. this statue is a copy of the original which is on display... more travel advice
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