In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.


In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.


This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

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.

Practical information



Apr 01 to Sep 30

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday


Oct 01 to Mar 30

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday



General: €3,30

Reduced: €1,70

Children: Free admission

Find tourist information in the surroundings

Very interesting See more

Calendar See more

Transparent image

May 17, 2020 to May 31, 2020


Roman Amphitheatre - Tarragona
Tàrraco Viva Festival

Tarragona © Turespaña

Jun 23, 2020 to Jun 24, 2020

Sant Joan

Transparent image

To be confirmed 2020


'Castells' competition (human towers)

Transparent image

To be confirmed 2020


International Dixieland Festival

Discover the surroundings

Related contents


spain is culture