The Roman Amphitheatre of Tarragona is located at the end of "Rambla Vella" and the "Pg. de les Palmeres", the Amphitheatre is dated from the II. BC The whole place is got capacity for 13.000 spectators; they have been reconstructed to its original state. This was the place for the gladiators and for the hunt of wild animals. This was also the place were the sentenced were finally executed.
Over its foundations were built a Visigoth basilica (VI) and then a Roman church (XII).
In its interior one can still admire the remains of the church of "Sta. María del Miracle". Open air monument.
Roman Amphitheatre Tarragona
Parc del Miracle s/n.
Area : Beyond Barcelona
Opening hours :
Open from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 to 21h. Saturdays and holidays from 9 to 15h. Closed on Mondays.
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