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Roman Amphitheatre

  • Roman amphitheatre. Tarragona © Turespaña

    Roman amphitheatre. Tarragona © Turespaña





2nd century A.D.


Parque del Miracle
43003 Tarragona
Tarragona, Catalonia

Telephone+34 977221736 - +34 977242220


The arena for gladiatorial games

This monument belongs to the Tarragona archaeological site, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Built in the 2nd century A.D. on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the amphitheatre was used as a venue for numerous popular events, including gladiatorial games. It has the elliptical plan which is characteristic of this type of construction. There are pits which were used for auxiliary services located beneath the arena where these spectacles took place. In the central part of the amphitheatre the remains of the plan of a Visigoth basilica are preserved (6th century) as well as those of a Romanesque-Gothic church from the 12th century.

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Apr 12 to Sep 30

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday


Oct 01 to Apr 11

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday



General: €3,30

Reduced: €1,70

Children: Free admission

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View of one of the Pilars Caminants, walking castles, in which local Castellers human castle teams take part. In the image: the Xiquets del Serrallo group © EFE

Sep 15, 2018 to Sep 24, 2018

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Santa Tecla Fiesta

Castells, Tarragona © Turespaña

Oct 6, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018


'Castells' competition (human towers)

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Jun 23, 2019 to Jun 24, 2019

Sant Joan

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To be confirmed 2019


International Dixieland Festival

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