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Address: Rambla Vella s/n, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
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+34 977 24 19 52

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Very Impressive Roman Ruins

We went to several of the Roman ruins located in Tarragona and they are very worthwhile. One can buy a combined ticket for 4 sites which costs only sightly more than buying... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to several of the Roman ruins located in Tarragona and they are very worthwhile. One can buy a combined ticket for 4 sites which costs only sightly more than buying single tickets for 2 of the sites however for some reason the fellow at the entrance did not want to sell us the combined ticket since he felt... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The remains of the ancient Roman Circus and the Praetorium, with its massive tower and Roman vaulting under the tower, are a single site, accessible with a single entry ticket. The Praetorium, started in the first century B.C.E. and improved by later Roman emperors, was turned into a palace by the medieval kings of Aragon, and much later into a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This museum goes on and on. My husband and I bought ticket at the main entrance. We arrived by cruise ship and I was startled at how many people gave up the opportunity to view this massive archeological site. The elevator took us to the very top of the museum/cathedral in which we had the birds eye view of Tarragonia.... More 

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

One can enter in this museum either from main entrance or from the History museum. More convenient - from history museum, where you can also climb at the top of the tower and have a good look at the city and the sea. Entrance fee is 3,30 euros per person. You will sea a short film about the history of... More 

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Iroquois, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Roman Circus is a truly remarkable monument located in the ancient city of Tarragon built in first century BC and then rebuilt by the Kings of Aragon in the middle ages. It is a must see.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The realisation of just how little is left drives home how impressive Roman Tarragona must have been. Great views, well laid out. Don't miss the CGI video showing the whole circus!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We loved this place but we do really like historical site. There are lots of things to look at including underground rooms and a wicked audio visual video that shows you what it would have looked like overlaid with current sites. There are plenty of photo opportunities if you make the effort to climb the stairs at the far end... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

If you are a Roman history buff then this is a great site. Tarragona has done well with making their sites easily accessible and interesting. It is close to the museums and Amphitheatre so all can be done collectively in a relatively short period of time.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A nice historical site that is worth the visit. At the far end of the site is a large tower that is well worth the effort of climbing the stairs as it has very good views over the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I loved this place. We stumbled across this place on the way to the amphitheatre and decided to have a look. I really enjoyed looking in all the underground rooms and there's a good video that illustrates exactly what it is and what it would have been like. There are plenty of great photo opportunities up the top too. We... More 

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