Temple Romà- Vic, Spain

Said to have been built around the second century AD, the Temple Romà has a long standing history in the town of Vic. Originally thought to have been built in honor of the Capitoline triad (Jupiter, Juno and Minerva), it was also at one time a castle, a resident of the lords of Montcada, a fortress, a prison, and is now a museum.

The city was once abandoned, yet the structure remained. And while not completely intact upon its discovery, restorations have been made. It is quite a juxtaposition to see a roman style building amongst the rest of the architecture surrounding it, and its construction technique is said to be reminiscent of North African temples, with columns only at the front. The space itself is not large, which allows you to really see the details that were left from its original construction.

Unfortunately, I don’t remember exactly what was being exhibited in the museum at the time of my visit, but I will let the photos speak for themselves!

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