Torre dels Escipions World Heritage Site

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Official nameTower of the Scipios
LocationTarragona, Spain
Part ofArchaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii)
Reference875-010
Inscription2000 (24th session)
Area0.08 ha (8,600 sq ft)
Coordinates41°7′52.70″N 1°18′59″E / 41.1313056°N 1.31639°E / 41.1313056; 1.31639Coordinates: 41°7′52.70″N 1°18′59″E / 41.1313056°N 1.31639°E / 41.1313056; 1.31639
Torre dels Escipions is located in Catalonia
Torre dels Escipions
Location of Torre dels Escipions in Catalonia

Torre dels Escipions is a funerary tower built by the Romans on the outskirts of Tarraco, ancient Roman city that corresponds to the present city of Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain). The Torre dels Escipions is one of the elements of the Archaeological Ensemble of Tarraco, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the tower being identified with the code 875-010.


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