Another example of the stretch of the Roman Empire and its impact on infrastructure. After 2000 years, amphitheatres, roads, bridges, aqueducts and other buildings still stand.
Tarragona was the ancient Roman city of Tarraco. Today's city was built right on top of the original settlement. Like the picture of the bank in yesterday's post, there are places where you can't separate the old and new. Apartments located right in the ruins, newer structures using Roman foundations.
We're staying in the old town in a 4th floor Air B$B walk up apartment. About 220 square feet, it's laid out brilliantly to include a separate bedroom, kitchenette and living area. The bathroom is 2.25 ft wide by 8 ft including the shower. We're within walking distance of:
The Circus, which held the gladiator races and 30,000 spectators:
We headed back up the coast to depart from Barcelona's airport where we will start our next adventure in Marrakech, Morocco. The evening sunset was beautiful: