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Parque del Miracle
43003  Tarragona  (Catalonia)
Tel.:+34 977242220
Tel.:+34 977221736



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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


The arena for gladiatorial games

Built in the 2nd century A.D. on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the amphitheatre was used as a venue for numerous popular events, including gladiatorial games. It has the elliptical plan which is characteristic of this type of construction. There are pits which were used for auxiliary services located beneath the arena where these spectacles took place. In the central part of the amphitheatre the remains of the plan of a Visigoth basilica are preserved (6th century) as well as those of a Romanesque-Gothic church from the 12th century.

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

Practical information


  • From May 04 to Sep 30
  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 09:00 to 21:00
  • Public holidays and Sunday From 09:00 to 15:00
  • From Oct 01 to May 03
  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 09:00 to 19:00
  • Public holidays and Sunday From 09:00 to 15:00
  • Closing days: Monday


  • General: €3,30
  • Reduced: €1,70
  • Children: Admission free


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