Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona, Tarragona

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Construction on Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona began in 1171, and over the centuries it developed into a massive and massively impressive piece of architecture. The best way to see it is on the full tour, which also takes you up the bell tower for views over the city, then to the remains of the Roman wall that once stood here and into the Diocesan museum. Highlights include the facade, which is adorned with carvings of saints and prophets, the triple arcade and series of arches that border the peaceful, park-like cloister, and the medieval Christian art and Moorish artifacts in the museum. The cathedral offers audio guides to rent for your visit. Our Tarragona trip itinerary planner makes visiting Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona and other Tarragona attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The Cathedral of Tarragona faces the visitors with its facade. You can't get around it and photograph it from different angles like Sagrada Familia or Notre-Dame de Paris. Adjacent houses and walls...  more »
  • This is a nice cathedral. The organ is insanely large and the monestary section is beautiful. It's not going to top visits to the more well-known cathedrals in Europe, but it's worth visiting if you.....  more »
  • Tarragona is absolutely lovely ! City with great view on the Sea , historic, ancient monuments, charming spots and lovely artistic vibe
  • Amazing place

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