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Roman spot in Tarragona surroundings

It can be combined with the visit to Tarraco archeological Roman site. The arch is located in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
luciomoreno
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munich,
via mobile
Roman history of the area bought to life

Worth taking a walk from the Park Playa Bara campsite if you are staying there. There is... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
suffolksarah73
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Via Augusta | 20 Km. de Tarragona, Roda de Bara, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It can be combined with the visit to Tarraco archeological Roman site. The arch is located in the old via augusta, build during Augustus time and was the limit of Tarraco district. The arch can be seen will driving through the national road, located in...More

Thank luciomoreno
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Roda de Bara and the Roman Arch is a good landmark to find the turn off from the major and busy road the N340 between Barcelona and Tarragona. The road goes to each side of the arch and it is effectively a...More

Thank Bernie S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This arch is in the middle of the road and it's more of a roundabout than a monument. Visually lovely but not really worth stopping to see.

Thank Catriona F
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Worth taking a walk from the Park Playa Bara campsite if you are staying there. There is information in several languages so that you can find out more about the Arc. Beware of the very busy traffic though passing either side of you!

Thank suffolksarah73
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Arco de Triumfo de Bara is a Roman Arch built 2000 years ago more or less. It is located in the middle of the N-340, a very important roadway originally built by Romans and called Via Augusta in the past. It is a very interesting...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 9 August 2016

nice to see if you pass by but not woth te make a detour for it. Arc de triomphe in Paris ismuch younger but also nicer

Thank Joop_Zoetemelk
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a very simple monument but still is worthy to see it. It is a very old Roman Arch (2000 years old) just located on a national road. Easy access and good to see when going to some nice little town in the area...More

Thank Armando_74a
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Happened to pass by in car going to Tarragona. Deserves a quick photostop. Also nicely lit at night.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 10 June 2016

A beautiful Roman arch situated along the historic Augustine way. Sadly it is now stuck in the middle of the N340 highway right by the Playa Bara campsite. It made a great landmark for us as we were staying at Playa Bara. Traffic whizzing by...More

Thank helbax
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Incredibly detailed arc that leads you into a wonderful park area great for people watching. There are a couple restaurants and cafés that are perfect to sit and enjoy the sights.

Thank flaneur99
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