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MUHBA Temple d'August

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Temple in Barcino, dating to the 1st century BC and rediscovered in the early-20th century.
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c/ Paradis, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking around this beautiful area of Barcelona namely the Gothic Quarter were chanced on this cool courtyard and exhibition. Completely free to enter and away from the crowds that flock to Barri Gótic, this is a step back into the history of this most beautiful...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The temple is tucked away behind the main square and inside a building so it actually quite quiet and away from the tourists which makes this all the more magical. As you walk inside the room you are awed by the amazing graze of these...More

Thank talven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gothic Quarter streets are narrow and confusing to navigate, if searching for a particular place. In this case, it is a needle in a haystack that gives no clues until it is revealed. The particulars are that it is free to tour, it is more...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting European cities for the first time, we sometimes do a Rick Steves self-guided walking tour which is generally very interesting and informative. If you are in Barcelona, one of the neighborhoods you must see and visit is the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), which...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Great little find (by chance). Only small, but free and thought provoking. You have to watch out for the entrance though, easily missed.

Thank Jonyboy68
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited these columns on a recent visit to Barcelona. Hard to believe that they were hidden for so long! Definitely worth a look.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

While you're down in the Gothic Quarter after visiting La Ramblas or Santa Maria Del Mar, make sure you stop by here! Pretty cool to see how far the Ancient Roman empire spread.

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Compared with the crowds in the city, this small historic is surprisingly quiet. The four remaining columns mark Barcelona's Roman past. Do spend some time here.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We were wondering where these ruins were and had to ask for help. Luckily we know enough Spanish to do so. Certainly interesting and a worth a quick look.

Thank jilltim
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Most travelers have seen some remnant of Roman ruins, and many do not associate Barcelona with them. However, coming upon columns that were once part of a Temple of Augustus in the middle of buildings in the Gothic Quarter is quite surprising. One certainly gets...More

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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