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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 977242579 - +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 15 to Oct 15

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

9:30 AM to 9:00 PM


Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday


Oct 16 to Apr 14

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Does not close at midday

9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM


Jun 15 to Sep 15

Tuesday to Friday

9:00 AM to 8:30 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Closing days: Monday



General: €3,30

Reduced: €1,70

Children: Free admission

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