Anfiteatro de Tarragona, Tarragona

4.4
#1 of 67 in Historic Sites in Costa Dorada
Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Tourist Spot
The site of gladiator battles, wild animal hunts, and executions, Anfiteatro de Tarragona gives you a feel for the history of the Roman empire in Catalonia as of the second century CE. Once able to accommodate up to 15,000 spectators, this amphitheater was later home to a church and a prison. Consider the ticket allowing entrance to five different sites, including this one. If time is short, you can walk the perimeter for free. Put Anfiteatro de Tarragona and other Tarragona attractions into our Tarragona online tour itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • If you are in Tarragona it is worth paying a few euros to see the old Amphitheatre. The entrance fee allow you to walk inside the Amphitheatre. There are various notice boards providing useful...  more »
  • A place you just need to visit when you are in Taragona. I am not a big fan of old Roman stuff, but anyhow, every time I get this kick by thinking how they build and used this building. Just...  more »
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  • Main attraction in Tarragona and close to Train Station and beach. An ancient Roman arena well preserved with some remains of old churches too. It is inside a small park too. Need to pay to get inside (buy the ticket for €7.40 which allows to visit more attractions). On the top of park you have better views of it.
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