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Roman Amphitheatre

  • Roman amphitheatre. Tarragona © Turespaña

    Roman amphitheatre. Tarragona © Turespaña

  

Category

Theatre

Date

2nd century A.D.

Style

Roman
Parque del Miracle
43003 Tarragona
Tarragona, Catalonia
Tarragona

Telephone+34 977242579 - +34 977242220

E-mailmht@tarragona.cat

Websitehttp://www.tarragonaturisme.cat/es/monumento/anfiteatro-romano-mht

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.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Sep 16 to Jun 14

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:30 AM to 9:30 PM

Closing days: Monday

 

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

Rates

 

General: €3,30

Reduced: €1,70

Children: Free admission

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Castells, Tarragona © Turespaña

To be confirmed 2020

Show

Tarragona
'Castells' competition (human towers)

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To be confirmed 2021

Festival

Tarragona
International Dixieland Festival

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To be confirmed 2021

Show

El Miracle - Tarragona
International Fireworks Competition

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To be confirmed

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Tarragona
Santa Tecla Fiesta

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