Tarragona is one of the most historic places in Catalonia and Spain. The Romans formed one of the largest provinces of their empire here to control a large part of Hispania. At that time they created places that would go down in history, which is why we tell you what to see in Tarragona.
One of the most important Roman works in the city is the Roman Amphitheatre. Built during the 2nd century AD, it had a capacity for 14,000 people who went there to watch gladiators, wild animals and also public executions.
Its views of the Mediterranean are a privilege, and inside you can see the vaults and the remains of the 12th century church of Santa Maria del Miracle. One of the places to see in Tarragona.
It is one of the best preserved circuses in Western Europe. Horse and chariot races were held here. It was created in the 1st century AD and has a capacity for more than 25,000 people.
Located in the old Provincial Forum from Roman times, it is now one of the most important squares in the city where you can enjoy a drink surrounded by a great atmosphere.
Built in 1171, this Romanesque cathedral became a Gothic cathedral. It was built on top of the temple of Emperor Augustus.
In Pla de la Seu square we can find this marvellous place where we can continue discovering the history of the city. A monument to see in Tarragona.
It is one of the best preserved city walls of the Roman Empire outside Italy. This wall encircled the city for about 3.5 kilometres, today at least a third of its walls are preserved.
This is the best known street in the whole city. With a length of 1km, this promenade runs diagonally across the city centre. It was opened to the public around 1857 on the site where the old medieval wall separating the old town from the port district had just been demolished.
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