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24700  Astorga, León  (Castile-Leon)
Tel.:+34 987618222



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  This was used as the prison in Astorga until 1892. At the eastern limit of the forum there was a large vaulted portico known as an “ergastula”, possibly built at the time of the Caesars Julius or Claudius. It is in an unusually good state of repair.

  • Construction: Archaeological site
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: Romanisation (A.D.)

Practical information


  • From Monday to Saturday From 11:00 to 14:00 From 17:00 to 20:00
  • Public holidays and Sunday From 11:00 to 14:00
  • Closing days: Monday


  • Adults: €3
  • Groups: €2


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