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MUHBA Temple d'August

c/ Paradis, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 56 21 22
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Temple in Barcino, dating to the 1st century BC and rediscovered in the early-20th century.
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c/ Paradis, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 932 56 21 22
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Temple of Augustus was a Roman temple built during the Imperial period as a place of worship for Emperor Augustus. The remaining columns are quite hard to find, even with a guide, so take a detailed city map with you. This small place is...More

Thank WhiterRabbit
Reviewed 27 May 2017

On arrival the small room was taken up by a coach tour that appeared to have been there for sometime, with more groups waiting to get in. So a very very very busy and free attraction. Was glad to escape the masses. Only 5 minutes...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Having decided not to go inside the cathedral, we elected to explore the surround the surrounding alleys. While I knew of Roman ruins in Barcelona, I had not done much research so it was a pleasant surprise to find this site. Pretty much buried under...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Interesting place to stop by for a few minutes if you happen to be in the neighborhood otherwise do not bother....

Thank monaHungary
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Small bit unique. In the heart of the gothic area. Worth finding if in the area but not worth going out of way to see.

Thank imdarkside
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Tucked away, by the side of Barcelona Cathedral, you will find the ruins of ancient Rome - the Temple of Augustus. As ahistory geek, I was very excited to see this and to see how Barcelona was occupied (thought the Gothic Quarter, evidence of Roman...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Persevere to find this amazing hidden courtyard with the remnants of what was a stunning roman temple. No entrance fee.

Thank jwoodville
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I you are like me and are always impressed when you see things built by men 2 thousand years ago, you should go. A free experience if you can find your way in the small streets behind the Cathedral in Barri Gothic.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 27 February 2017

These columns (and a honorary stone pedestal) are tucked away in a lovely courtyard surrounded by a medieval palace. A really interesting set of information boards relate the history of the remains. The columns are very impressive and formed part of the temple within the...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Where else can you find enormous Roman columns inside of a courtyard restored by a famous modernist architect inside of a medieval palace? The columns are impressive, the setting, peaceful, the descriptions, interesting and informative. Sit for a while and contemplate the sweep of history....More

Thank BGJ-DC
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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