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Beside the Charente together with some other bits of Roman masonry. Worth a visit. Very helpful... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
mikep318
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Right beside the river.

Very impressive Arch .Not much more to say really as its very accessible from the road....I think... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Brian H
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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All reviews tourist office charente river across the river middle of town well worth a visit roman times amazing roman monument arc photos riverbank emperor banks bridge stonework importance reconstruction
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Approaching the Arc during the daytime there was the impression from afar that it has been suspended by the ropes - an allusion of a ship or so. By coming closer I realized it is an installation the purpose of which is unveiled fully if...More

Thank Saila
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Beside the Charente together with some other bits of Roman masonry. Worth a visit. Very helpful tourist office is next door

Thank mikep318
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Very impressive Arch .Not much more to say really as its very accessible from the road....I think it was the setting for a concert the previous evening as there were chairs round the monument.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This arch was moved a few hundred years ago - you can see the joins! However, it is still an amazing Roman structure.

Thank CZLB
Reviewed July 14, 2018

The arch is located on the riverbank, close to the Tourist Information office. Brief information is provided at the arch, but the leaflet from the tourist office was more helpful. The arch would be better if anti-pigeon measures were taken.

Thank lbj17
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Looking impressive on the banks of the river Charente close by the museum is well worth a visit. Sit and have a coffee and admire the view

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

A lovey arch, that sits quite picturesquely alongside the riverbank, adding to the skyline. Very archlike.

Thank JoshColby
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is by the river so on a sunny day you can sit there and watch the boats go by and turn round and there is this beautiful structure along with other ruins. A cafe would be beneficial as the tourist information is only a...More

Thank cormie40
Reviewed May 27, 2018

No entry fee, just a walk by the river and there it is! It has survived in good condition from Roman times, and the people of Saintes have obviously understood its importance for almost 2000 years. What a treasure!

Thank Aphaia
Reviewed May 22, 2018

According to history, Saintes was founded as a city upon the roman domination in the region, and this monument was erected as a proof of the roman power. It stands as of today, almost 2000 years later. Although impressive, the area where this monument is...More

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