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Porta dei Borsari

Via Diaz and Corso Porta Borsari, Verona, Italy
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Ranked #26 of 95 attractions in Verona
Type: Ancient Ruins
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newcastle
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226 reviews 226 reviews
165 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

There is something intangible about this Gate that makes it fascinating to look at; Like Hadrian's Gate in Antalya Turkey, it has been tastefully constructed and is a joy to behold. That it has lasted in it's present condition in this unkindly situation, is evidence of the highest tradesmanship and stone quality available at the time. Make sure that you... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Looks a lot like Portini della Bra. Except this one doesnt have a huge clock and has 2 gateways. Both are beautiful to see and not to miss as if you want to check out all of Verona you'll pass these two.

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Cascais, Lisboa, Portugal
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37 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This is a great and ancients gateway to one of the most busiest streets in Verona. At Christmas time you have a "Bauli" (Italian brand for panettone) tree and although it might see simple the street it follows has a great ambience and amazing Christmas decorations.

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91 reviews 91 reviews
58 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

One of the many ancient sites or sights that makes Verona so special. A marble gateway with a long history. Makes you wonder how many millions of people have passed beneath their majestic arches over the years.

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Limerick
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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Again, this is one of the main shopping streets and worth a stroll if you are window shopping etc. Also very crowded on the day that we visited.

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Miami, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
26 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

It is amazing to be under a structure tha tis 2000 years old and still standind.

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West Sussex
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464 reviews 464 reviews
150 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

We stayed by Porta Leone, which in itself is amazing and has some excellent posters re information on 1st C buildings, but the completeness of Porte Borsai added to our understanding of what greeted visitors to Roman Verona.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

We love being able to touch history so we were thrilled to be able to walk up and touch this!

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