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Las Bóvedas Roman Baths

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II d.C

The thermal baths were fundamental to everydayThe thermal baths were fundamental to everydaylife in the Roman Empire, an indisputable symboland factor of Romanisation.

They were premises inwhich as well as bathing, one could read, practicesport, close a business deal, etcetera.Built in the II Century A.D., a good part of the structureof the building has resisted the passage of timethanks to the solidity of the opues caementicum(mortar and concrete), a building techniquewhich uses boulder casing and very good qualitymortar.

It is a building over two floors, the rooms ofwhich are arranged around a central octagonalpatio.In conclusion, we are in the presence of a buildingwhich is complex and monumental in both its architecturalconception and its very functionality.Next to it is the Bóvedas tower, an example of awatchtower which formed part of the coastal defensivesystem established by the Christian monarchsafter the conquest of these lands from the Muslims.

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