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Visiting is a must

Spent the day at Patara with the kids Baking hot, so much of it was spent on the beautiful beach... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
MJH1
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Impressive ancient city gate!

This is part of the Patara ruins site, which covers a rather vast area near the beautiful Patara... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
Joe_Cool_London
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London, United Kingdom
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Aug 11, 2018
“Visiting is a must”
Oct 19, 2017
“Impressive ancient city gate!”
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This triple arched gate, also known as the monumental arch or monumental gate, was built in 100 AD and marks the entrance to the city.
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Spent the day at Patara with the kids Baking hot, so much of it was spent on the beautiful beach but we did manage 45 minutes in the socrching sun to at least try and take in the main part of the ruins - the...More

Thank MJH1
Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is part of the Patara ruins site, which covers a rather vast area near the beautiful Patara beach. Give yourself loads of time to stroll through the entire site, which is incredibly impressive and thought provoking. For best pics, I would recommend either very...More

Thank Joe_Cool_London
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

This whole archelogic site is so packed with history. The ancient city is impressive and although lots of good excavations have been done there is still so much more to be found.

Thank Roma108
Reviewed June 24, 2017

I don't know if it is really an arch of triumph, but it is a great entrance to the antique city, showing its greatness

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Looks nice! We were in the early morning and it was looking great! Can't tell more about it. Just an ancient building.

Thank Eugene M
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We have seen it after visiting both old and new theatres. Good feeling to walk the way like ancient settlers many centuries ago. Must have been quite busy place compared with today...

Thank TomasF16
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Have walked by the Arch many many times over 25yrs and allways stop and gaze and still take pictures of this Truly Magnificent Sight..Well worth a visit&dont forget your Camera

Thank Robbie C
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Unlike many of the sites in Patara, this Roman arch is unreconstructed and yet is in great condition. It's quite plain though. It was part of the aqueduct system of Patara and you can still see where the water enters the top of the arch...More

Thank cheeryble
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This is right at the entrance to the rest of the ruined site. The arches are pretty big and we'll worth a stop in the car, bus or taxi to go and have a look at them close up. To the right is the old...More

Thank Miss Wallace W
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

You have to stop beside the road to visit this arch set across the main road into ancient patara. Built in 100AD by the roman governor it is also though to be part of an aqueduct bringing water into the city due to water pipes...More

Thank jezzc_13
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