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Via Adua | Altezza Piazzetta Arco di Trionfo, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the impressive entrances to the city at a time when traffic was less demanding than today. The size and ornamentation show a real skill and pride in the achievements depicted. Question; why is the review "Hard beds, bleak room" by Lorna G on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Allan C
Reviewed 8 September 2019

I was supposed to stay there with my daughter and room had two beds on two floors. The one on ground floor had one of the hardest sofa beds I have ever seen anywhere at any price. The second bed was on above floor reachable...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lorna G
Reviewed 8 September 2019

We park in the streets just before this remarkable structure and the size and design never ceases to amaze us. A great way to enter the delightful Centro Storico.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 21 July 2019

All my reviews of things and places in Puglia seem to indicate that I've was in a state of amazement during most of our tour, but I really was amazed to see this magnificent triumphal arch forming an entrance to the old city of Lecce....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 June 2019

May 20 This impressive monolith marks the terminus for our mini-van. From here we walk 6 min to our BB Vicodella Cavallerizza within the centro storico. At this portal located in a piazza is a rendezvous point for public transportation and thus people who depend...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 28 April 2019

This is one of 3 entrances into the historical center of Lecce. It is located adjacent to Piazzetta Arco di Trionfo and was constructed in 1548 to honor Charles V.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The carving are most interesting to see. At night is very pretty. Near a good wine shop and Salumeria too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank caraddad
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Porta Napoli – Lecce This gate was built by Charles V and is also known as Arco di Trionfo or Triumphal Arch. We noticed it when we were passing to visit Oltranto and decided to find it again the next day. This is near the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Few cities are entered through such an impressive triumphal gateway which was built for the Holy Roman Emporer Charles V back in the 16th century.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David190343
Reviewed 18 October 2018

A magnificent triumphal arch built in 1548 for Charles V, it is the entrance to Lecce, and the start of the road to Naples !!

Date of experience: October 2018
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