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Plaza de la Vila de Madrid, s/n.
08002  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
Tel.:+34 932562122




Ninety five tombs from the second and third centuries A.D

Part of a necropolis from the second and third centuries A.D. lie in Vila de Madrid square. The 95 graves lie in between flower-beds on both sides of one of the minor roads that leads into the Roman city of Barcino (Barcelona). Most of the tombs are 'cupae', a simple funeral monument. The necropolis lies outside the Roman wall, as the law prohibited burials within the city.

  • Construction: Necropolis
  • Artistic period: Classical-Roman
  • Historic period: 3rd century , 2nd century
  • Setting: La Boqueria market.

Practical information


  • From Tuesday to Friday

    From 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • From Saturday to Sunday

    From 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Closing days: Monday


  • General: €2
  • Reduced: €1,50
  • Children: Admission free
  • ICOM members and associations: Admission free


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