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The detail in this arch commemorating the Emperor (and saint) Constantine's military victory is amazing. I can't believe that so much detail survived 1700 years. It is right next to the Colosseum so take 5 minutes to take a look!
The triumphal arch dates back to the fourth century and is one of the largest triumphal arches in the World. It consists a main arch flanked by two smaller arches - one on each side. It stood over the road taken by the triumphant emperor...More
As stated you ca not miss it, because of its location Between the Colosseum and the Palatine hill. It is an ancient celebratory masterpiece and clear indication of how the romans properly use their study of greek monuments to significantly improve on them. Do not...More
Beautiful roman arch next to the Colosseum, if your visitng the Colosseum anyway you will see this arch you can also get a really nice view of this arch from inside the Colosseum. Really well built with great attention to detail.
Back in the day it would have been something to behold when Emperors entered the city through the arch on their triumphant route into the city (Via Triumphalis). However, it now sits in isolation midway between Colosseum and Palantine Hill looking somewhat lonely plus it’s...More
The 'Arco di Constatino' is a triumphal arch near the Colosseum, erected in memory of the victory of Constantine the Great over the usurpator Maxentius during the battle of the Milvian bridge in 312 AD.
The 21 meter high monument is made of marble and...More
The Arch of Constantine is a massive ancient Roman Arch built by the Emperor Constantine. He built it after the Empire had already reached its peak. It repurposed parts of older monuments and was meant to convey that Rome was still a great empire (and...More
It sits right beside the coliseum and doesn’t look that big when viewed from inside.
When your outside and beside it, you really appreciate the level of detail and the scale of it.
Remarkably well preserved compared to a lot of the old Roman architecture....More