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Via Diaz and Corso Porta Borsari | angolo con Via A. Diaz, 37100, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

It dates back to at least the 1st century AD. Be sure to check out both sides! Very ornate going into the old town but plain on the opposite side.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

At the end of one of the major shopping streets you simply look up, and catch yourself, once again, in awe of the intelligence and skill reflected in the architecture in front of you. Verona is full of stunning structures. The history is fascinating but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Fantastic to see the Roman gates to the old part of Verona, they are decorated on one side - the side that visitors in the olden days would see first and be impressed by them - when you go through the arches the back is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Europeanfemaleshere
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Not nearly as impressive as the arena, but still a terrific Roman ruin, a gate to Verona that has lasted the centuries. Drawings and recreations of the past are great, but there is nothing like a real part of the Roman city still standing across...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Porta dei Borsari is one remaining entrance to the city from the Roman era. Is really beautiful and is very easy to see as Verona is a very walkable city. Unfortunately there are works going on at the bottom of the Porta so you cannot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 2 July 2018

One of the oldest walkways i Verona - Porta ( meaning Door) dei Borsari ( of handbags) as in the olden days it was a road on which they sold only handbags ! Very posh ...i the centre of town !

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Roshan P
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice to see, right in the heart of everything so it will be on your way. Worth checking out, nothing spectacular in terms of a monument.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 118danaild
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Porta dei Borsari is all that remains of a fortress constructed in the first century AD. It was the point of entry to the City where all visitors had to pass and be levied with the relevant taxes. It was reconstructed in 265AD under direction...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Agree it’s only another ruin & certainly not a major attraction worth going out of your way , but it is impressive, & the fact that it is still standing after so many years is still amazing. Hard to miss any of these gates when...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank selwyna_13
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Like the previous poster says, do t go out of your way to visit this wall. It’s ok for a photo, but that’s it.

Date of experience: May 2018
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