Tarragona Amphitheatre

Roman amphitheatre in Tarragona, Spain

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
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View of the amphitheatre
Official nameAmphitheatre, basilica, and Romanesque church
LocationTarragona, Spain
Part ofArchaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii)
Reference875-007
Inscription2000 (24th session)
Area1 ha (0.0039 sq mi)
Buffer zone8 ha (0.031 sq mi)
Coordinates41°6′53″N 1°15′33.50″E / 41.11472°N 1.2593056°E / 41.11472; 1.2593056Coordinates: 41°6′53″N 1°15′33.50″E / 41.11472°N 1.2593056°E / 41.11472; 1.2593056
Tarragona Amphitheatre is located in Catalonia
Tarragona Amphitheatre
Location of Tarragona Amphitheatre in Catalonia

Tarragona Amphitheatre is an Roman amphitheatre in the city of Tarraco, now Tarragona, in the Catalonia region of north-east Spain. It was built in the 2nd century AD, sited close to the forum of this provincial capital.[1]

The amphitheatre could house up to 15,000 spectators, and measured 130 by 102 metres (427 ft × 335 ft).

  1. ^ The public structures of Roman Tarraco are extensively discussed in Duncan Fishwick, The Imperial Cult in the Latin West

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