“There was a trip to the town for the holidays, to spend with the grandparents, in the old mansion of the mother. There were clear mountains and green fields and the river; there was the open and serene horizon of dawn; the line of meager hills, the town, the bridge, the bell tower; the local band, who played through the streets, with the uniformed musicians; the children who played in the squares; the comings and goings of the people, the laughter, another shout … »
Sebastià Juan Arbó
Carrova Tower is located about 4 km from Amposta, parallel to the Ebro River. It sits on top of a small hill, which was originally a strategic point to control river traffic.
A museum dedicated to the history, ethnography, ecology, economy and geography of the Ebro Delta and Terres de l'Ebre. One of the main cultural centres in the region.
The Amposta Municipal Market is housed in a building by the architect F. Ubach i Trullàs, which was inaugurated in 1947 and built on the site where a soap factory and some rice drying facilities once stood, in the commercial district of Amposta. It has stained-glass windows made by the English artist Bronson Shaw residing in Tortosa. They depict the flora and fauna, as well as rice cultivation in the Ebro Delta.
Today, the area around Amposta Castle, the city’s historic landmark, can be enjoyed as another urban leisure area and as a tourist and cultural facility.
Amposta has several well-preserved modernist buildings which are part of the city's contemporary development.
At 24 metres tall and 134 metres long, this bridge connects that two banks of the Ebro River. It was the second suspension bridge built using reinforced concrete in the world after the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, from where it takes its inspiration.