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Impressive roman gate

The eastern gate into Roman Aosta (which still has impressively complete roman walls). This gate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
greatbigshowoff
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Ancient days

Once strolling in Aosta you can walk into the Port od ancient times, around 25BC if I am not... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
eburghout
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Almere, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The eastern gate into Roman Aosta (which still has impressively complete roman walls). This gate has been incorporated into a tower and is at the end of the medieval street. Takes about 5 minutes to visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank greatbigshowoff
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Once strolling in Aosta you can walk into the Port od ancient times, around 25BC if I am not mistaken. you cannot miss it as you walk around the old town and enjoy a cappucino.. and Gelato

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Beautiful old town entry way, integrated within houses built since then. No indication and way to visit or get more info.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 798yvesm
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Beware parking in Aosta is impossible so do not think of breaking your trip there. If you are not staying then pass on by.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

No words can describe the feeling of being in front of these well-preserved ruins and telling the stories of their time. Speechless.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank thompsonreis31
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Well presented gate as the entrance to the older part of the town. Some nice small shops and cafes. It is is on the junction to the Roman theatre and further down the street to the church ruins.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Triumph5
Reviewed May 5, 2018

The arch is an entrance to the old part of the town of Aosta. It has been wonderfully preserved, one of the reasons being that it has been covered by a roof. This makes it look quite unusual, but the structure has remained almost intact....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mira V
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Nice entrance for the city, on your way in the city, you'll go through it. You can find some information on the history behind it there or online !

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fuppsala
Reviewed September 13, 2017

A well laid out and presented, small, part of the roman remains. There were some English translations. The footbridge over the display gave it presence, and as I was not expecting it amongst all the shops, it was a pleasant interlude.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Suegoes
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This place screams history. Take your time reading all the different plaques and information boards to really get an understanding of how old and important these doors were.. you can see the walls still standing across the town

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank davidg777
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