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Un paseo por la Tarragona medieval

El Pla de Santa Maria
Un paseo por la Tarragona medieval

The route is a journey through Medieval Tarragona in this city that combines a visit to the medieval buildings with a visit to the Museum of Modern Art.   The urban structure of Tarragona is strongly influenced by the ancient Roman city, which remains the perimeter and stepped terraces. The features of the medieval urbanization are also visible in the layout of some streets, especially in forming the Jewish or Jewish quarter, located in the E, which was next to the Middle Ages, the castle of the King , popularly known as Pilatos. The cathedral which crowns the whole, the Romans built in part with materials, includes the religious spirit of that era.     Landmarks House Castellarnau The Cathedral of Santa Maria The hospital of Santa Tecla History Museum of Tarragona. House Castellarnau Portal de Sant Antoni Call or Jewish Quarter Porches Gothic Museum of Modern Art House Castellarnau It is located in the upper part of the city area where you can see ancient palaces and other church homes. Castellarnau House, located on the street of the Knights, was built between c. XIV-XVIII. It is an example of the aristocratic houses of the late s. XVIII. He is currently the Museum of History. CATHEDRAL Maybe that preceded a basilica church romanocristian later transformed Visigothic church, and perhaps Islamic mosque and a small Romanesque church dating XII has been identified with the original cathedral. The work of the great cathedral began towards 1171, but the chronology of the building is unsafe and not a single other name who might be attributed to any security or ornamental architectural element until the second half-century XIV, when some artists are documented participated in the decoration and completion of any work. Originally a Romanesque church was designed with five ships, later, under the influence of the Gothic style, were reduced to three, while the height was increased in the set. The plant is now a cross arm of 95 m and 53 m increased the least. The main nave is 17 m wide by 26 meters. The first stage of construction, which runs to 1250, corresponds to the oeuvre Romanesque: the bottom of the apse and transept. Under the new concept of networked Gothic are built around the largest ship, the aisles of the side door of the front side of the Epistle and the two rose and the base of the facade. The faculty could have been started in the late s. Twelfth and finished the first half-century XIII. In 1317 the sculpture was begun, the construction of the door of the Gospel, building up the body of the second bell and retrochoir. The most important part of sculpture is the frontispiece, although remaining unfinished. This set up the eight figures of the apostles, the rosette and the Lady of the central pillar, all dated between 1327 and 1346. The bell tower, erected in the second quarter of the century XIV, has 66 meters high and excessive robustness. The choir, the nave, has a remarkable oak chairs, made by the Aragonese Francisco Gomar (1479-89). Among the paintings it contains the cathedral include the altarpieces quatrecentistes San Miguel Bernat Martorell and the Holy Cross by Lluis Borrassà. From the changes of later times, the chapel of the Sacrament are remarkable, remarkable works of Pere Blaise and others (1580-92), the tomb of Archbishop John Terés also designed and completed in 1610 by Blaise, and the chapel Santa Tecla (1760-75), sumptuous Baroque piece, made by the architect Josep Prat and sculptor Carlos Salas. Former Hospital of Santa Tecla It preserves the facade of the building dating from XII-XIV. He is currently the headquarters of the Regional Council of Tarragona. Gothic arcades It is the old medieval market area. It is located next to the square of the Forum, Roman. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART In the streets of Santa Ana found that this museum was opened in 1976. It is installed in a house dating Eighteenth belonged to A. Martí and Franquin. It exhibits works by artists from the Tarragona region, mainly dating Nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Keep a good example of the sculptor Julio Antonio José Sancho and paintings. Jewish Quarter Also said as The Call. This is the area occupied by the former Jewish community in medieval times. There remain some foot Gothic arches. It is situated in the E area of the city, next to the castle of the King, also called Pilates. PORTAL OF SAN ANTONIO Gateway to the walled medieval period. Presents a century decor XVIII.   District: Tarragonés Duration: 24 hours Signage: yes                                                            Topics: Culture                                 Type: Cultural Patrimony  See restaurants in Tarragona See  hotels in Tarragona   Criteria for the use of the routes   Source: Government of Catalonia. Directorate General of Tourism / Latest update: 30/11/2002 

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