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Porta Maggiore

Piazza di Porta Maggiore, 00185 Rome, Italy
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13 Apr 2017
“A gem away from the crowds”
23 Dec 2016
“Porta Maggiore”
Piazza di Porta Maggiore, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights and found it very noisey so had to shut the shutters at night, air conditioning was only turned on between 3 - 9pm. Clean rooms with a safe and trams are just over the road.

Thank Darryl01
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Stayed here and what a wonderful place, clean spacious, there was a safe in the room, breakfast was really nice and plenty. If I would have a moan it's there was 4 of us and we had to have 2 rooms meaning we paid local...More

1  Thank Alison L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I came across this gate to ancient Rome on a tram trip to the suburbs. Alight from the tram and just marvel that this structure is still standing after 2,000 years. It is at the heart of a transport interchange, which makes it easily accessible...More

Thank grahamd399
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Near the collosium can't miss similar to arc de triumph don't think you could climb up the stairs though.

Thank mariaherlihy6
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Once was an important eastern gateway leading to Rome. Fascinating details still visible. This gateway was eventually incorporated into the Aurelian wall, a fortification wall that encircled Rome. On top of gate lies the remains of two aqua ducts that once convey water to different...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Compared to the Arch of Constantine, this Arch lacks impact. That should not distract potential tourists though as there are some interesting carvings in the stonework.

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Very intersting and free Roman era archeological site, It's sad that the surrounding area is very dirty

Thank Elihai K
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My daughter wanted to see an aqueduct and there is a small one in a park called Aqua Claudia. If you follow that it leads you here. This is part of the walls, with a gate that incorporated the aqueduct structure -- I understand more...More

Thank fabfamily57
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Rome was of course, fortified and the walls of that defense are prominently displayed here. It is also a transportation hub with a very busy traffic circle. Pedestrians beware.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Really cool ancient gate that's a double archway made of some type of limestone that was built over 2000 years ago.

Thank JimmyJackk
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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