The Romans came and built it. The Moors came and kept it. The Catalonians came and destroyed half of it during the taking over the city. The spanish came and they built a railway few meters next to it. Today this is what’s left of it.

Fortunately I manage to get an angle where we can’t see the railway, but it’s there, right between the building and the mediterranean sea. If you look carefully, you even can see some of the electric cables of the railway…

Tarragona, Catalonya, Spain



amphitheatre, monument, ruins, construction, architecture, herritage, tarragona, catalonya, spain

Coming from Portugal, established in Sweden since 2010. “I tell what I see, I see what I tell.”

Self tought. I am still learning, I allways will be! Landscapes and nature were, are and allways will be my favourite thing to shoot. Other motifs? Yeah, they will come as well…

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  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you! :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

  • Thank you! :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • Olitto
    Olittoover 3 years ago

    Great shot, Jonybigude. Ruins but also a witness to the times of glory. Interesting info too. Well done.

  • Thank you so much Olitto! I just get sad with situtions like this, I think it is a crime to have such a great monument like this one with a railway right next to it (just a few meters away really, you can see it better on the enlarged image or on google earth!), and all those apartments built as well just a few meters from it. And the place where I took the photo from is a patio of an hotel as well, just a few meters away from it! It’s like they don’t care… For me it’s a crime…

    – João Figueiredo

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you so much, I am in deed very much apreciated!! :)

    – João Figueiredo

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