Once every two years the city of Tarragona in Spain transforms into the Concure de Castelle aka the most important human tower competition in Catalonia.

The Concurs de Castells Festival in Tarragona, Spain. An event where teams compete to make the biggest human tower. A spectacle to behold.

Fent pinya - Castellers  Human castles is traditional activity in Catalonia and the beauty of it is that people ranging from light children to strong large adults, men but also some women, all must contribute to the building of a multilayer human castle. One fails, the group fails. If the castle can be completed is a collective achievement.

Fent pinya - Castellers Human castles is traditional activity in Catalonia and the beauty of it is that people ranging from light children to strong large adults, men but also some women, all must contribute to the building of a multilayer human castle. One fails, the group fails. If the castle can be completed is a collective achievement.

tots units fent pinya, dona igual la colla a la que pertanyem

tots units fent pinya, dona igual la colla a la que pertanyem

Castellers of the Castellers de Terrassa  climb up building a human tower during the 22nd Tarragona Castells Competition on October 5, 2008 in Tarragona, Catalonia. The 'castellers' who build the human towers with precise techniques compete in groups, known as 'collies', at local festivals with the aim to build the highest and most complex human tower.(October 5, 2008 - Source: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images Europe)

Human Towers Are Built In The 22nd Tarragona Castells Competition

Human Towers Are Built In The Tarragona Castells Competition

Human Pyramids (#Castellers). Castellers de Vilafranca.

Anxaneta, that's the name for the Kid's top tower.

Festa Major del Clot – Camp de l'Arpa, Castells,  Barcelona, Catalonia

Festa Major del Clot – Camp de l'Arpa, Castells, Barcelona, Catalonia

Human tower. Sagals d'Osona - Plà de l'Esgésia - Muntanyola - 09/03/2008. Catalonia | Europe

Human tower. Sagals d'Osona - Plà de l'Esgésia - Muntanyola - 09/03/2008. Catalonia | Europe

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The Human Pyramids of Tarragon. In a Catalan custom that is believed to date to the century, colles castelleres, or teams, compete to build the highest, most unique tower of people.

Castells human towers Catalonia

Ever wondered what a human castle looks like? Wonder no

els castellers de Vilafranca descarreguen a la plaça Sant Jaume

els castellers de Vilafranca descarreguen a la plaça Sant Jaume

els castellers de Vilafranca descarreguen a la plaça Sant Jaume

els castellers de Vilafranca descarreguen a la plaça Sant Jaume

Members of the Castellers de Terrasa watch as others castellers complete. October 2014. Picture: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti

Human castles: Tarragona human tower competition 2014, in pictures

nice Members of the Castellers de Terrasa watch as others castellers complete

Intelligence collective

Teams of up to 500 men, women and children compete to build the tallest human tower, which can be as many as 10 levels tall, in Tarragona, Spain.

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