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The Alpes Trophy, the only remaining example of such triumphal architecture, was erected in the 1st century BC to honour Augustus Caesar’s victories against the tribes of the Alpes. This structure has been restored thanks to an American patron and...more
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

As a fan of ancient history, I was interested in seeing this site. There’s a little museum here as well with shorter hours than the ruins site. It’s was difficult for my mobility impaired mother, but it is doable.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

If you're sitting at the beach and feel in need of some ancient architecture, this is a good pick. Combine it with a stay in La Turbie for lunch/dinner.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

These stunning place was located at rocky cliff on the mountain. It's located between Eze to Nice drive way as well. It was an ancient Roman building at strategic mountain. It's fantastic view to Monaco harbor, Nice and Mediterranean sea area. Traditional village next to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Interesting Roman monument in La Turbie with a rich history. However, after a couple of photos, not much to do here.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

I love to visit monuments and ruins when on vacation- so I convinced the family to stop in to see the Trophiee d'Auguste. First of all, Turbie is a wonderful village perched atop a mountain overlooking Monaco and the Mediterranean, secondly, the monument is very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott H
Reviewed March 25, 2018

The monument was "rebuilt" around 100 years ago. Nevertheless, it's still impressive. You can climb up to a viewing platform at the base of the Doric columns (stairs could be quite steep for someone with mobility difficulties). The views of the surrounding area (especially the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

If you plan to see the Trophee d'Auguste as it has been pictured in the leaflet, forget it. You can see the monument only from the bottom or climbing it. The picture has been taken from the church tower bell in the town centre. The...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Piergiorgio P
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

The Romans picked a great spot to celebrate their victory! Superb panoramas to be taken in. Informative little museum too. Don’t miss it if in La Turbie. Old town is impressive too.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

I say it looks impressive because unfortunately we were here on a Monday and it is closed. You can still get a good look though

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Persephone20
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Interesting museum explaining the restoration of the monument. Superb view from the top of the monument.

Date of experience: September 2017
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