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Arco di Costantino

Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #101 of 729 Attractions in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Built in 315AD and noted by its triple arches, this structure commemorates Constantine's victory over Maxentuis.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Make sure you get some books or watch some documentaries on it before hand. It is a lot fascinating once you actually know what you're looking at. Totally worth the visit for any history buff!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Just after finishing the colliseum's photograps dont put the camera away as you get your chance to click a selfie in the arch. Is not a very remarkable architecture but it is a plus to the experience.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Unfortunately, this was almost entirely covered in scaffolding for restoration when we were there, but we were still able to marvel at the incredible details and size of the overall arch. Very impressive.

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Kiev,Ua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The largest triumphal arch in Rome, height 21m, located on the road triumph at which Roman legions were. «To the Emperor Caesar Flavius Constantinus the Senate and People of Rome have dedicated this arch, Thanks restorers preserved decor with triumphs»

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Arco di Costantino is of course nice, but I don't think that it is something special, especially since it is in Roma. Maybe if it was situated in another city it could have been one of its main attractions, but in Roma this is not the case. Naturally you will pass by and since there is no entrance you will... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A very old triumphal arch,pretty well preserved,situated close to Colosseum.Beautiful adorned with statues,relief panels,columns.The largest arch in Rome - 21m high,26m wide,3 archways.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It was under going renovations when we were there but a lot of it could be seen behind the scaffolds. Very large and ornate and you can get a good view of it from in side the Colosseum or when you go out and start the walk up to the Roman Forum. It is a triumphal arch and it celebrates... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Rome has a number of these beautifully adorned arches throughout the area. The Arch of Constantine is an especially impressive one. You can walk right by and see it next to the Colosseum, no need for tickets or fees or anything. The area will most likely be crowded with tourists going to the Colosseum, but make sure you take a... More

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Probably would have missed the significance of this arch had it not been for our guide. However, as with virtually everything else in Rome, it was undergoing some renovation.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Beautiful but can't see the whole sight since it's gated up and still under renovations. From what we saw it was beautiful.

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