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El Médol Roman Quarry

  • El Médol Roman quarry. Tarragona © Turespaña

    El Médol Roman quarry. Tarragona © Turespaña

  

Category

Architecture and civil engineering

Date

Third century (B.C.) - Fourth century (A.D.)

Style

Roman
Carretera N-340 a 8 kms. de Tarragona
43006 Tarragona
Tarragona, Catalonia
Tarragona

Telephone+34 977 250 795

Websitehttp://www.tarragonaturisme.cat/es/

It is a huge pit, over 200 m. long, where stone was quarried in Roman times. In the centre of the quarry, there is a column of stone left untouched, known as the "agulla de Mèdol". Stone from the quarry was used to build a number of important edifices in Tarraco.

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Free admission

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May 4, 2019 to May 19, 2019

Festival

Roman Amphitheatre - Tarragona
Tàrraco Viva Festival

Tarragona © Turespaña

Jun 23, 2019 to Jun 24, 2019

Tarragona
Sant Joan

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To be confirmed 2019

Festival

Tarragona
International Dixieland Festival

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To be confirmed 2019

Show

El Miracle - Tarragona
International Fireworks Competition

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