Property: The Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco
Id. N°: 875 Rev
State Party: Spain
Criteria: C (ii) (iii)
The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii) and (iii):
Criterion (ii): The Roman remains of Tárraco are of exceptional importance in the development of Roman urban planning and design and served as the model for provincial capitals elsewhere in the Roman world.
Criterion (iii): Tárraco provides eloquent and unparalleled testimony to a significant stage in the history of the Mediterranean lands in antiquity.