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Casa Castellarnau (parte del Museu d'Historia de Tarragona)

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Address: Calle de Cavallers, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 977242220
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This house doesn't look much from the outside, and looks really small, but once you get inside it is lovely. Huge rooms upstairs, and a lovely enclosed courtyard open to the sky... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2014
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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261 reviews 261 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

At €3.30 this is an inexpensive former ancestral museum house, to visit. It is over several floors including a garden below, a small exhibition and a number of rooms to explore. However, other than a very small little booklet really only consisting of the identity of each of the rooms as well as a very short history written in general... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This house doesn't look much from the outside, and looks really small, but once you get inside it is lovely. Huge rooms upstairs, and a lovely enclosed courtyard open to the sky in the centre. Part of the multi-site ticket

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Aliso Viejo, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Tarragona is a great city and has a tone of history. Loved every part of the Roman empire that was there and the history and the amazing structures still in place. MUST SEE!!!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Really great mnuseum and very cheap entry. My 9 and 11 year olds were facinated by all the Roman artefacts and really loved the place. Well worht a visit as is the amphitheatre

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New York City, New York
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

If you want to understand what the lavish lifestyle afforded those of the nobility, visit. If not, skip it.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We came here as part of our Tarragona card, which gave us entrance to many of the main sights in Tarragona. To be honest, we probably wouldn't have come here if we didn't have the card, but that would have been our loss. From the outside, it looks like many other slightly shabby buildings in this part of the city.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Casa Castellarnau is a noble house in Carrer Cavallers, off Carrer Major in the Old Town of Tarragona. The street used to be one of the most important times in the Middle Ages, so all noble families built their mansions there. Casa Castellarnau is a well-kept mansion, from its façade and surroundings you don't expect what you can find inside.... More 

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

we liked it b/c we like antiques and historical sites. alot of original furniture and art work. very intricate ceilings etc.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

This is like walking back 2000 years and watching modern day people live in aa village built by the Romans. The use of this city has not been damaged and sympathetic restoration of its history is apparent in all the buildings who maintain their historic facade. The old square must be something else at night!

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Long Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Part of the roman ruin package and near to the Muralles - it's worth looking through if you are there.

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