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Amazing historical house - must see!

Casa Castellarnau housed one of the best families in Tarragona for centuries, so be ready for some... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2015
Miriam B
London, United Kingdom

This house doesn't look much from the outside, and looks really small, but once you get inside it... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2014
Oakham, United Kingdom
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Jun 7, 2015
“Amazing historical house - must see!”
Jun 1, 2014
“Interesting but a lack of detail”
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Calle de Cavallers | Museu d'Historia de Tarragona, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

Casa Castellarnau housed one of the best families in Tarragona for centuries, so be ready for some spectacular furniture and architecture. The entrance ticket is really affordable too!

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Miriam B
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...More

Date of experience: May 2014
5  Thank IANandARI
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

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank Fisiboo
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!!!

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank Alan D
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

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank David O
Reviewed August 5, 2013

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

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank lisanewyork42
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...More

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank madamedefarge
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...More

Date of experience: May 2012
2  Thank NuriaHarket59
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.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank bcmPA
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...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank AfricaEddie
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