Is Tarragona worth seeing and visiting?

Is Tarragona worth visiting?

Updated May 2024.

Absolutely, the city of Tarragona is well worth a visit if you are in Barcelona and if you enjoy history and want a break from Barcelona's busy cosmopolitan scene. Tarragona is much quieter, smaller and laid back. It's still got lots of authentic Spanish and Catalan charm and plently of history, particularly because it was the first Roman settlement in Spain. It's UNESCO World Heritage Tarraco Roman ruins are stunning and a testament to its historical significance.

On a visit to Tarragona you can see remnants of the Roman aqueduct, Roman quarry, Roman walls, gladiator amphitheatre, and Roman chariot racing circus which provide a fascinating glimpse into the city's Roman past making this a unique experience for Roman history enthusiasts.

Beyond its Roman heritage, Tarragona also features a charming medieval old quarter and a magnificent cathedral. The blend of historical sites, picturesque architecture, and cultural charm makes Tarragona a compelling destination for exploration and discovery. Whether you're interested in ancient history, architecture, or simply soaking in the atmosphere of a charming city, Tarragona has much to offer.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 16:24