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Ciutadella de Roses represents the ruins of a military fortification used for several centuries. Built by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, the citadel protected the area against pirate and French attacks. The museum within the complex houses amphorae, rusty canons, ancient locks, sickles, anchors, axes, and other artifacts excavated on site. Check out the remains of a Greek settlement, a Roman villa, a few Visigoth buildings, and the earliest known Lombard-style monastery from the 11th century. Before you head to Roses, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Roses trip builder website, to make sure you see all that Roses has to offer, including Ciutadella de Roses.
Ciutadella de Roses reviews
We did this on the morning of our free day in Roses. It was two hours very well spent and gave us an appetite for lunch. You cannot physically miss the citadel as its has an almost complete... more »
nice location very well preserved and taking care of; inside you can visit the Roman museum where sometime they do have additional expos ; inside the citadel you can walk around the beautiful gardens.... more »
Well explained, well presented, helpful staff, and a bargain entry price, thoroughly enjoyed it and highly recommended
Well worth a visit to the archaeological site and museum in Roses if you are in the area.
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