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“roman arch”(2 reviews)
“in town”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via Traiano, 82100, Benevento, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a free day in Italy and could decide to stay in Benevento or Naples. We decided to stay in Benevento and are very glad we did. This is a great way to see old Italy. So much so that very few people spoke...More

Thank MaineNole
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful arch that you walk past as you walk around Benevento. We'll framed by the long avenue behind

Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Italy is full of monuments from the past. But it is amazing to find a place wich is almost 2000 years old.

Thank PelloManterola
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This gate is very nice decorated and big. Both sides are beautiful. It is an arc dedicated to Traianus, Roman Emperor. It was build at the beginning of the second century.

Thank FrankXXX
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We were staying with friends near Benevento and went in to town to see a few sites. Well worth it. This is beautiful! Such detail preserved from so long ago. Be sure to get to this Arch at the bottom of the pedestrian walk-way (also...More

Thank lncclc
Reviewed 26 April 2018

You can sit drinking wine at Ebbys bar and just look at the arch change colour with the sun set.no cost for looking just a very pleasant spot to relax.

Thank Barry T
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This lovely arch separates the “old town” from the new and reminds us of the power of Ancient Rome . Carvings commemorate the battles and victories of this very well traveled Emperor.

Thank groupleader45212
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This arch was built as a tribute to the Emperor Trajan between 117 and 144 AD. On it is a record of Trajan’s accomplishments and it was on the Via Traiana which shortened the route from Benevento to Brindisi. It is remarkably preserved. To get...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It is fascinating to see this arch just off the town's central corso. Most of the panels are still intact and you can see from all sides of the structure, except the middle. It's sits off to the side of a street and is easy...More

Thank Caseyx3
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a pretty cool arch. Well preserved and unbelievable to think that it was built so long ago and stays there today. Would it be worth a trip the Benevento to go see? Well if you're historian or Roman and Susie is definitely yes,...More

Thank Tom I
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