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The cathedral is dedicated to St Thecla and is erected at the top of the acropolis or hill of the ancient city. Its construction began in the year 1171 and it was consecrated on 4 July 1331. Its foundations and later architectural development are...more
All reviews audio guide lovely cathedral side chapels orange trees diocesan museum well worth a visit small museum santa tecla entrance fee old town narrow streets cloisters carvings mass architecture worship century
Happened to make a stop in Tarragona during a drive from Barcelona to Peñíscola and stumbled upon this church. Absolutely gorgeous and very few tourists compared to Barcelona or Madrid. Highly recommended for a 30-60 minute visit and suggest having lunch at the many restaurants...More
Well worth a visit if you are close. Myself and my partner spent a good hour in the cathedral and really enjoyed it. Lots to look at and read about. Also has a nice gift shop on the way out. If you enjoy history, religion...More
We have been traveled all over Europe and think that the Cathedral of Tarragona is one of the most beautiful churches we have visited (especially in contrast to the monstrosity of the Burgos Cathedral!). It is a vast, even humbling monument with so much to...More
Peace, tranquility, beauty, charm, elegance - the superlatives continue to fall. The Cathedral is simple, yet has many beautiful windows and altar settings to view. Expect to spend between 30 minutes and an hour just wandering around the amazing building.