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Contact details

Carretera N-340 a 8 kms. de Tarragona
43006  Tarragona  (Catalonia)
www.museutgn.com

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia

Province/Island:
Tarragona

Tarragona

Description

There is a large hole of more than 200 m. in length from which stone was extracted during the Roman period.In the centre of the quarry there is a non-excavated stone spire, known as the “agulla del Mèdol”. The stone extracted from this quarry was used to build a great many of the most important buildings in Tarraco.

Construction:
Civil engineering

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Historic period:
Romanisation (B.C.)

Practical information

Schedule

Closed temporarily for renovation works


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