Roman Amphitheatre

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Roman Amphitheatre
© Rafael López-Monné

Possibly the best known image of Tarragona is that of its amphitheatre beside the sea. Oval in shape and with the stands sculpted into the rock, it was the venue for gladiatorial combats between men and men and men and animals, as well as for public executions. A Visigoth basilica was built here in the 6th century and it was also the site of the construction of a later medieval church.

By: Xavier Amat


Venue name: Roman Amphitheatre
Address: Parc de l'Amfiteatre romà
Tarragona (Tarragonès)
Opening hours: Summer: 10am to 9pm. Winter: 10am to 7pm. Open all year on Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 3pm. Open on Mondays from 14th April to 30th September, 10am to 3pm. Closed on Monday during the rest of the year.
Price: General admission €3.30. A number of discounts and combined admission prices are available.

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