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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As impressive as the nearby Rotunda was (once the Mausoleum of Galerius), this archway was the exact opposite. The faded stone carvings and beautiful stone/brickwork were once magnificent I’m sure - not anymore. The entire area was full of pigeons and the smell of urine...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2018

The Arch of Galerius -Kamara in Greek language- , is perhaps the most distinctive and interesting roman structure of Thessaloniki. As an excellent sample of the roman monumental architecture of the 4th century A.D., it has wonderfully crafted marble panels on each pillar. It is...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2018

On the route to Rotonda we can study this well preserved historic monument, simply on the street, walking...

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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Start your walking tour of the Kentro area of Thessoniliki here. A good meeting point with cafes around and good phot ops. The other attractions in the Kentro area are all north of this jump-off point.

Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

One of the many archeological remainders in Thessaloniki . Probably however not worth spending too much time on it ! Have a glimpse ...and move on !

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Reviewed 19 October 2018

I didn’t spend a lot of time here, but it is certainly an interesting historical site to visit when you are in Thessaloniki.

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The Triumphal Arch of Galerius, to give it its full name, formed part of the monumental entrance to the city. It was built to celebrate the victories of Galerius and is the only surviving part of what was rather a large square room with a...More

Thank Gwespyr
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Unfortunately the Arch of Galerius has not been loved or much protected from the elements or worse, acid rain, but has been allowed to decay so much so that now the local pigeons call it home, having built their nests among its nooks and crannies....More

Thank JP1946
Reviewed 28 September 2018

You must this gate when you are visiting Thessaloniki. Gate is on Egnatia street and you can't miss it, The Arch was connected to the nearby Rotunda and both were part of the Thessaloniki palace of the Roman Emperor Galerius. You can also see the...More

Thank Ozgurturgay
Reviewed 27 September 2018

You must read something about this place on guide book before you visiting. Very photogenic place mainly close to the sunset time.

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