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Arco Onorario d'Augusto

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Address: Piazza Arco d'Augusto 3 | Pas de numéro. Le numéro 3 est un établissement, l'Arco d'Augusto., 11100, Aosta, Italy

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Simple but it was easy to find

As we drove into Aosta and were trying to find a place to park, which was not the easiest of tasks, we came across this arch. It is fairly simple but it is well preserved.

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

As we drove into Aosta and were trying to find a place to park, which was not the easiest of tasks, we came across this arch. It is fairly simple but it is well preserved.

Thank Nina1940
Sancerre, France
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

To Explore the center city, the 1st thing we will meet is Roman Arch of Augustus, that standing on the road that lead to the monumental Porta Praetoria, the main access road to the Roman city, the honorary arch dedicated to the emperor Augustus was erected. This Roman Arch not too much decoratin, and the main gate to the old... More 

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Annemasse, France
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

It is obvious that if you are anywhere near Aosta you must see this Roman site. It is well conserved, albeit perhaps in need of a cleaning.

Thank hask74
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Although it's very simple and well preserved monument, it's nice to visit it and enjoy the area around as well 2 small kiosk are just beside it to enjoy Pizza, coffee,.... while you can enjoy the sight Relaxing atmosphere around

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

This arch must be viewed from a distance since it is in the middle of a roundabout. It is at the edge of the old area of Aosta and dates back to Roman times. It is just another feature that made our 3 hour walk around Aosta fascinating. I wonder why there is a crucifix in the middle of it?

Thank Coellum
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

The Arco Onorario d'Augusto or Arch of Augustus as it is more commonly known in English, was built in 25 BC, on the occasion of the Roman victory over the Salassi tribe. It is extremely well preserved for its age and building material (conglomerate stone blocks). It is located not far from the ancient city wall of Aosta which is... More 

Paris, France
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Interesting to see this well preserved arch. However, it is a little disappointing that this is in the middle of the road and not easily reached. Good for a photo opportunity though.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2014

A few minutes walk outside Aosta town centre the arch is worth the small detour to get here. The arch dates from 25 BC and was built to commemorate the Roman army's victory over the local Salassi tribe. Although somewhat marooned amid a roundabout the views afforded to the roundabout are not obscured for 360 degrees and onc can get... More 

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Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

Visited Aosta and the Arco Augusto in August 2013 as part of a holiday to the Alps. Impressive arch, just a shame its in the middle of a traffic roundabout. Dont forget to see roman walled city remains while your in Aosta, and try the Ice cream and chocolates too.

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