Santacara, whose original name is Cara, was founded by the Romans around the 1st century BC to the site of a previous settlement from the Iron Age, on a small mound, a terrace on the river Aragon. The Roman foundation occurred in the context of the Sertorian Wars.



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Founded: 1st century BCE
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Spain


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Pablo Guerra-García (2 months ago)
A great Roman city abandoned to its fate, with stubble and smashed posters. A deposit penalty with many possibilities. It can be visited, badly indicated in the town of Santacana.
Jabi Larumbe (3 months ago)
Abandoned, signs that cannot be read. Painful
Fran Garcia (4 months ago)
Very interesting
Antonija Perkovic Prpa (5 months ago)
It is too small and not of big importance to make a diverson. Only if you are in that area, than ok to visit.
roberto Etxenike (7 months ago)
Calling it a city, at least from what you see, is a bit risky. But packed with culture! It gives for some photos and the road is fine. It is also very close to the castle
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