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Tarragona City Walls

  • Tarragona city walls © Turespaña

    Tarragona city walls © Turespaña



Defensive walls


3th-2nd centuries (B.C)


Avenida Catalunya s/n
43003 Tarragona
Tarragona, Catalonia

Telephone+34 977245796


Ancient Roman city wall ruins

They belong to the Tarragona archaeological site and are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Three towers and several sections of the wall still remain intact.

The Roman city wall is known as the archaeological walk. The walls were built between the end of the 3rd century and the early 2nd century B.C. Only the upper area of the original walls remains standing. It still retains several sections of wall and three towers: Cabiscol tower, Minerva tower and Arzobispo tower. Minerva tower is the most typically Roman of all, while Arzobispo tower was modified during Medieval times.

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Jun 04 to Aug 31

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Public holidays, Sunday and Monday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Sep 01 to Jun 03

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 7:30 PM


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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Roman Amphitheatre, Tarragona

Aug 13, 2019 to Aug 19, 2019

Sant Magí

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, 2019 to Sep 24, 2019

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Santa Tecla Fiesta

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Jun 23, 2020 to Jun 24, 2020

Sant Joan

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To be confirmed 2020


'Castells' competition (human towers)

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