Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Roman arches. Arch de Bera (20 km north of Tarragona). Approximate age: 1-2 century AD

Roman arches. Arch de Bera (20 km north of Tarragona). Approximate age: 1-2 century AD

Arch de Bera (L’Arc de Berà) is an object of classical Roman architecture, located on the Via Augusta road, about 20 km northeast of Tarragona (now the N-340 highway). It is assumed that the construction began in accordance with the testamentary …

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Roman Forum, Circus and Pretori Tower: Tarragona. UNESCO sites

Roman Forum, Circus and Pretori Tower: Tarragona. UNESCO sites

The Provincial Forum (el Fòrum Provincial) was built around 73 AD, during the time of the emperor Vespasian, in the upper part of Tarraco. It combined the functions of the leadership of both political and economic activities of the province. Consilium Provinciae Hispaniae Citerioris (provincial …

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Roman Colosseum: Tarragona

Roman Colosseum: Tarragona. According to official data, the amphitheater was built around the second century. The dimensions of the amphitheater are 110 by 86 meters. The complex is designed for approximately 14 thousand spectators. The amphitheater is part of the archaeological complex of Tarragona which was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2000.

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