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Address: Place de la Republique, Reims, France

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See it at night!

Our hotel was only a few blocks from this ancient landmark. During the day, we were able to experience it up close and appreciate the age and artistic beauty of the arch. At... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a triumphant arch built by the Romans between 180 and 230. It is in pretty poor condition, but interesting to see anyway. You only need about 10 minutes for a visit.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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58 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our hotel was only a few blocks from this ancient landmark. During the day, we were able to experience it up close and appreciate the age and artistic beauty of the arch. At night, it is illuminated and makes for some great pictures. If you're sightseeing in Reims, you are only a few minutes from here. It's worth the quick... More 

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Worth having a wander up to the Roman gate, which is beautifully lit in the evening. Stunning example of Roman architecture outside of Italy.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

After dinner, I walked by the Mars Gate, all that remains of a Roman gateway into the city. It is small and sits in the green space by the Place de la Republique. A lovely sight at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The place is an small construction near to Boulingrin Market and Museum of Rendition. It is interesting because of its age: the gate was one of the four entrance gates to Reims in the old ages. Visitors can have some information by reading an information board just next to the gate (in French and English). Unfortunately, it is possible to... More 

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Waxahachie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was great to see that this ancient city gate is still standing. Look up as you walk through to see detailed carvings.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This widest remaining Roman Arch in the world, from 3 AD, is well worth the short visit needed to come and gaze at this historic monument. Beautiful.

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This arch is truly amazing by the mere fact that it still exists from Roman days. It is very worn in many areas, but details in the arches are still visible.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

One of the sightseeing points in the Reims walking trail are the roman ruins known as Mars Gate. It is a substantial piece of roman architecture and is remarkably well preserved. You can't fail to find the Mars Gate if you have been to the large covered market as the Gate is behind the market and close to the tram... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Really interesting spot. Reims was heavily bombed in the war and the memorial nearby is quite a spot. The gate you can see the damage.

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