provincial forum of Tarraco World Heritage Site

Archaeological site in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
Pretorian Tower, the entrance of the Provincial Forum
LocationTarragona, Spain
Part ofArchaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii)
Inscription2000 (24th session)
Area5.85 ha (0.0226 sq mi)
Coordinates41°7′5″N 1°15′21″E / 41.11806°N 1.25583°E / 41.11806; 1.25583Coordinates: 41°7′5″N 1°15′21″E / 41.11806°N 1.25583°E / 41.11806; 1.25583
Provincial forum of Tarraco is located in Catalonia
Provincial forum of Tarraco
Location of Provincial forum of Tarraco in Catalonia

The provincial forum of Tarraco is a Roman archaeological site in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain, encompassing an area of 18 ha. Together with other Roman remains in the city makes the Archaeological Ensemble of Tarraco, which was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2000.

It was built starting from 73 AD, by order of Emperor Vespasian, and remained in use until the 5th century. The worship area is now occupied by the Cathedral and other edifices.

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