Barcelona Temple Romà d'Augusti

Barcelona Temple Romà d'Augusti: Four stunning fluted Corinthian columns dating from the first century BC soar out of their podium in the most unlikely of places: a back patio of the Mountaineering Centre of Catalonia.

Part of the rear corner of the Barcelona Temple Romà d'Augusti devoted to the Roman emperor Augustus (who after his death was elevated to the pantheon), the columns were discovered and isolated from the structure of a medieval building in 1835.

The current layout of the Barcelona Temple Romà d'Augusti is actually a slight fudging of the original as the right-hand column resided separately in the Plaça del Rei until it was slotted next to the other three in 1956. Opening hours can vary, so, call ahead.

Barcelona Temple Romà d'Augusti: Address

C/Paradís 10
Area Barrí Gòtic
Transport Metro Jaume I .
Telephone 93 315 11 11
Open 10am-8pm Tue-Sat; 10am-3pm Sun.
Admission free.

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