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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

Roman Wall and Defence Towers: Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro

 
 
Roman Wall and Defence Towers: Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
1. Roman Wall and Defence Towers: Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:) Tram de muralla i torres de planta quadrangular corresponents a la segona muralla de Barcino (segle IV dC). Es pot observar com en diferents èpoques s'han aixecat edificis a sobre de la construcció romana original, com el Palau de Requesens, construït al segle XIV.

(Spanish:) Tramo de muralla y torres de planta cuadrangular correspondientes a la segunda muralla de Barcino (siglo IV d.C.). Se puede observar que en épocas diferentes se han levantado edificios sobre la construcción romana original, como el Palacio de Requesens, construido en el siglo XIV

(English:) A stretch of wall and quadrangular towers from the second enclosing wall of Barcino (4th century AC). You can see that buildings were raised on the original Roman construction in various periods, such as the palace of the Requesens that was built in the 14th century.

 
Erected by Ajuntament de Barcelona, Museu d'Historia de Barcelona. (Marker Number R7.)
 
Location. 41° 

Roman Wall and Defence Towers: Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
2. Roman Wall and Defence Towers: Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here just to the left of the entrance, right in front of a stretch of the Roman wall that is the Palace of the Requesens.
23.015′ N, 2° 10.715′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is at the intersection of Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro and Carrer de Jaume I, on the right when traveling south on Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro 4, Barcelona, Catalonia 08002, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer Baixada de Caçador (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miquel Llobet i Solés (about 90 meters away); Roman Tower: Plaça dels Traginers (about 210 meters away); El Call: Carrer de Sant Honorat (about 210 meters away); Collegi Sant Jordi / College of Sant Jordi (about 240 meters away); Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); El Call: Carrer de Sant Domènec (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Roman Aqueduct and Gate: Plaça Nova (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Roman Wall and Defence Towers: looking north on Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
3. Roman Wall and Defence Towers: looking north on Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro
Taken from a spot roughly 70 meters south of the marker site, looking north towards it.
Marker Inset showing outline of the Roman Wall and location of access points image. Click for full size.
September 18, 2019
4. Marker Inset showing outline of the Roman Wall and location of access points
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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