Ruïnes d'Empúries

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Ruïnes d'Empúries
© Santi Rodriguez
Ruïnes d'Empúries

The site of Empúries brings together two classical cultures: the Greek and the Roman.

The historical remains at Empúries include one of only two known Greek settlements on the Iberian Peninsula. It's a site that brings together two different cultures: the Greek one (6th century BC) and the Roman (218BC), even though the majority of the remains that are currently visible come from the period in which the Greek and Roman cities were joined in a single municipality. In the Roman part, highlights include the mosaics from the large houses ('domus'), the forum and the main gate in the city wall. And in the Greek section, it's the temple of Asclepius and the Hellenic breakwater. 

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Venue name: Ruïnes d'Empúries
Contact:
Address: J. Puig i Cadafalch, s/n,
L'Escala
17130
Opening hours: Daily 10am-5pm
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