Contact details

Carretera N-340 a 8 kms. de Tarragona
43006  Tarragona  (Catalonia)
www.fundacioabertis.org

Location

Tarragona

Description

It is a huge pit, over 200 m. long, where stone was quarried in Roman times. In the centre of the quarry, there is a column of stone left untouched, known as the "agulla de Mèdol". Stone from the quarry was used to build a number of important edifices in Tarraco.

  • Construction: Civil engineering
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: Romanisation (B.C.)

Practical information

Schedule

Open access. Visitor Centre: Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-2pm.

Prices

  • Admission free

Map



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