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Ciutadella de Roses represents the ruins of a military fortification used for several centuries. Built by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, the citadel protected the area against pirate and French attacks. The museum within the complex houses amphorae, rusty canons, ancient locks, sickles, anchors, axes, and other artifacts excavated on site. Check out the remains of a Greek settlement, a Roman villa, a few Visigoth buildings, and the earliest known Lombard-style monastery from the 11th century. Before you head to Roses, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Roses trip builder website , to make sure you see all that Roses has to offer, including Ciutadella de Roses.
Ciutadella de Roses Reviews
This was my first time seeing such extensive history in one place and it's still one of my favorite places to visit. This is a true must-see when you're in Roses. The history of the city is fascinatin... more »
Il y a la mer,la montagne toute proche,les gens sont adorables...J'adore cette ville;;;Hâte d'y retourner more »There is the sea, the mountain nearby, the people are adorable... I love this city;;; Can't wait to go back
Really nice place to go with children from all ages! We spent around 2 hours there, it was lovely!
Very interesting indeed. A lot to see outside and then a well-presented exhibition inside. The area was a lovely place to be.
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