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Arco di Traiano

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Address: Molo Nord, 60121, Ancona, Italy

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Historic reminder

As you wander along the streets of the modern port with large passenger and cargo ships lining up, you'll suddenly come to the Arco. It stands back dividing the port and is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Judy R
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

As you wander along the streets of the modern port with large passenger and cargo ships lining up, you'll suddenly come to the Arco. It stands back dividing the port and is a beautiful reminder that what you look at today, ships coming and going, the Arco has laid witness to for hundreds of years. It's quite attractive and gives... More 

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

I liked this arch and I saw it during my first trip to Ancona. The location is nice and it catches your attention and it is a nice piece of architecture..no wonder, we're in Italy. I recommend it to all visitors in Ancona.

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

The walk along the old walls is interesting and the view of the town and Cathedral is really good. The Arch of Trajan is in very good contìdition and should not be missed. If you are in the harbour it is just a short walk.

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Bielefeld, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

As a very big fan of the best of all roman emperors, I was very enthusiastic about the chance to visit an arc erected in his honour. The Arc didn'nt disappoint me! It is in a very good condition, the reliefs and the structure are very recognisable and impressive. Beside the arc itself, you can walk along the new and... More 

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Lovely view of the sea at sunset. There are a few places where you can eat and have a drink. Walking along the walls is rathere pleasant.

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Vicenza
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013

If you come into Ancona by ferry in the early morning, stay for a few hours and get the feel of this surprisingly interesting city. We found free parking just to the left in a small lot after getting off the ferry. There were plenty of spaces, but they filled up as the day went on. From there you can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

This Roman arch is very impressive although slightly at odds with its surroundings on the edge of the modern ferry port - however I felt in a way it added to its charm! I thought it was wonderful to be able to walk under such an impressive monument that is almost 2000 years old (but then I am a history... More 

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Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

Amazed by its age and appearance. We were up by the cathedral looking down at the port so didn't get very close but read up on it in the map guide

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

Whilst in the sea port of Ancona you need to walk down to the end of the ferry port to find the The Arch of Trajan (115BC), It is a grand structure over looking the ocean. You could imagine the honor of being one of the triumphant solders returning & walking through the gate after a victory. Parts of the... More 

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Pesaro, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

One of the most imposing Roman Arches I 've seen with the stairway up, at the end of the harbour pier

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