Columns of the Temple of Augustus

Local nameTemple d'August
LocationBarcelona, Spain

Dating back to the times of the Roman colony of Barcino, this ruined temple marks what used to be the highest point of the Taber Hill. The temple was built to honor Emperor Augustus and originally, it was 37 meters long and 17 meters wide. Nowadays, there are only four columns left.

The site is part of Barcelona City History Museum but the entry is free, so it's definitely worth the stop once you're in the Gothic Quarter.

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Opening hours

Mon: 10 am - 2 pm
Tue - Sat: 10 am - 7 pm
Sun: 10 am - 8 pm

Closed on Jan 1, May 1, Jun 24, Dec 25.

Admission

Free entry.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Augustus,_Barcelona

Official website http://museuhistoria.bcn.cat/es/node/427

Email museuhistoria@bcn.cat

Phone +35 93 256 21 22

Address 10 Carrer del Paradís, 08002

Coordinates 41°23'0.103" N 2°10'37.809" E

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