The Augusteum, a Roman temple in Cartagena dedicated to the Emperor Augustus
A temple to elevate the Emperor of Rome to the status of a deity in the city of Carthago Nova The Romans conquered the Carthaginian city of Qart Hadasht in 209 BC, renaming it Carthago Nova, and..

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Every Saturday and Sunday cultural tours of Roman Cartagena
The most visited museum in the region offers virtual reality tours and is part of the weekly family tours programme The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is just one of the venues visited as part..

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The Morería district next to the Molinete archaeological park in Cartagena
The former Roman site was home to the “morisco” descendants of the Moors during the late Middle Ages The hill of Molinete is one of the five which stand on what was once the peninsula of Cartagena..

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Cartagena Roman Theatre Museum
Where to go in Cartagena: the Roman Theatre Museum or Museo Teatro Romano The Roman Theatre Museum is in many ways the jewel in the crown of Cartagena. It is the most visited museum in the whole..

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The Punic Wall Interpretation Centre in Cartagena
Remains of the 2,200-year-old Carthaginian "Muralla Púnica" which failed to protect the city from the Romans This centre contains part of the remains of the original wall which encircled..

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La Casa de la Fortuna, a 2,000-year-old Roman residence in Cartagena
A glimpse into the lives of the wealthy merchants of Carthago Nova The Romans conquered the Carthaginian city of Qart Hadasht in 209 BC, renaming it Carthago Nova, and almost 150 years later (between..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Another gladiator chamber found at the Roman amphitheatre in Cartagena
Excavation work prior to the reinforcement of the amphitheatre and bull ring walls As excavation continues at the Roman amphitheatre in Cartagena, a large part of which lies beneath the 19th century..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Work begins to allow consolidation of the outer wall of the Roman amphitheatre in Cartagena
The amphitheatre is still mostly under ground but is an important part of the historical heritage of Cartagena Monday 9th December saw the start of preliminary excavations which will make it possible..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 2,000-year-old Roman inscription added to the exhibits at Cartagena archaeological museum
The Lápida Numisius is named after a prominent Roman citizen of Carthago Nova An inscription carved into stone in Latin which dates back around 2,000 years to the time of Roman rule in what is..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Funding approved to draw up second phase of Cartagena Roman amphitheatre recovery
A document will be compiled this summer in order to secure 400,000 euros from the Spanish government On Saturday 15th June it is expected that the new local government will be formed in the Town..

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