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Fantastic landmark for us as it is right outside the entrance to Playa Bara Park where we have... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Alan Y
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 September 1, 2018
Munich, Germany
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Fantastic landmark for us as it is right outside the entrance to Playa Bara Park where we have stayed 3 years running. It is amazing that the stonework is in as good a condition as it is especially as the busy N340 runs either side....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan Y
Reviewed September 1, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 223bernies
Reviewed August 17, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Catriona F
Reviewed May 12, 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!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank suffolksarah73
Reviewed December 12, 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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed August 9, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Joop_Zoetemelk
Reviewed August 5, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Armando_74a
Reviewed July 15, 2016

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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank O5426ZGmarkj
Reviewed June 9, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
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