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Address: Place de la Republique, Reims, France
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The Good News is that it is being restored

We were able to see portions of the gate through the scaffolding when we were there. The good news is that it is being restored - it would have been satisfactory if there was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2015
WC-Travelers-75
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West Chester, PA
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West Chester, PA
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239 reviews
95 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We were able to see portions of the gate through the scaffolding when we were there. The good news is that it is being restored - it would have been satisfactory if there was some curation or kiosk placing it in history or details of the restoration. We love to check out Roman structures and their history when traveling.

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

And they are not kidding. This attraction is fully covered and the public has no access at all to such a significant piece of roman history. One understands the need for restoration, but is disappointing when one has travelled such a long distance not to be able to see anything at all.

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Green Valley, United States
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The city is in the process of "renewing" this gate which dates from the Romans. Do not know when it will be finished.

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Thank Cy G
Warwick, Australia
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215 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

As above. Finally being renovated/ repaired and is currently completely covered. No 'official ' date for the unveiling

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Maaseik (Belgium)
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108 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

It's certainly a nice and well restored gate, but that's all there is. You can walk around, but not closely and one cannot visit the building itself.

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Chicago, Illinois
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196 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

It was all covered when we were there. You couldn't see anything at all. I thought they would have something more to show about the gates even while restoration was going on, but they didn't.

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1 Thank cwgreene
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Big problem as under restoration, should be ok when finished, avoid for now just covered scaffolding

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Green Valley, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

To see something built by the Romans still standing is impressive. The whole park is a wonderful place to rest or admire the statue of Colbert as well as the well maintained flower bed. If you are there on a Saturday, do not miss the market. The original market placed is a Unesco sight just walk those meandering streets and... More 

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Thank Cy G
Euless, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We walked what seemed like miles and the thing is being restored (good) but it is wrapped in plastic...and a number of hobos sleeping on the benches in front. I say skip until it is ready to view...

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Miami, FL
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Not sure how long the restoration will take - disappointed that you could not really make out the detail. I imagine impressive - I've never been to Rome, nor have seen Roman ruins, I guess I maybe easily impressed. But an easy walk from the train station and the WW2 memorial is across the street.

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