Forùm Provincial Pretori i Circ Romans
Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona
This excellent museum does justice to the cultural and material wealth of Roman Tarraco. The mosaic collection traces the changing...
Near the beach is this well-preserved amphitheatre, where gladiators hacked away at each other, or wild animals. In its arena are the...
Catedral de Tarragona
Sitting grandly atop town, Tarragona’s cathedral has both Romanesque and Gothic features, as typified by the main facade. The cloister...
This stone-walled bar in Tarragona's historic centre positively glows with psychedelic lighting: the ideal backdrop to chugging beers or...
Palau del Barò
The Baron’s Palace provides a romantic, sumptuous 18th-century-mansion setting. Dishes are served with aplomb, and range from paella and...
Plaça del Rei · interesting places nearby
Forùm Provincial Pretori i Circ Romans information
This sizeable complex with two separate entrances includes part of the vaults of the Roman circus , where chariot races were once held, as well as the Pretori tower on Plaça de Rei and part of the provincial forum , the political heart of Tarraconensis province. The circus, 300m long, stretched from here to beyond Plaça de la Font to the west.