The Iberian village on the Puig of Sant Andreu in Ullastret is the biggest one in Catalonia, and it’s currently considered to have been a real city. It was the capital of the Iberian tribe called Indigets by the ancient authors.
At the beginning of the II century b.C. the place was abandoned. The archaeological remains found on several excavations in the Village of Ullastret can be seen at the Archaeological Museum of Ullastret, placed on the same site.
Throughout the time that the settlement in the area lasted, the Iberians built a big walled site, establishing their own culture that we can see with their urban development as well as their funerary rituals and the several social activities that they did there.
Nowadays it’s still easy to see the street disposition, adapted to the mountain’s slope, the houses, the cisterns carved on the rock, their temples, silos and the extraordinary wall with square and circle towers. Those materials allow historians to place the first stable settlement, pre-Iberian, towards the end of the VII century b.C. and the first Iberian village around 550 b.C.
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