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Porta Maggiore

Piazza di Porta Maggiore, 00185 Rome, Italy
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“ancient rome” (2 reviews)
“aqueduct” (7 reviews)
“gates” (5 reviews)
Piazza di Porta Maggiore, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staf was very nice. The room was small and furniture dated but the bed was very comfy. Food was ok. The biggest flaw was that the walls wern't soundproofed. We heard everything through paper thin walls.

Thank Bojana K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The arches that you can see were constructed not as part of the city walls but as part of the aqueduct Claudius in about AD52. What remains, which is quite a lot, is still very impressive and are now used in part as gates. It...More

Thank Evets54
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We looked at this gem from our hotel window, which made our city trip to Roma just that much more immersive. It might not look like much from far away or on Google Earth, but when you see the brick structure from close-up you can...More

Thank Nectaria_Coutayar
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the last remaining aqueducts in the world. There is a local park and there are no tourists just locals. Very enjoyable and do not understand why more people are not there. Take a bus and drops you off right there.

Thank clanzaro
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stayed for 5 nights and found it very noisey so had to shut the shutters at night, air conditioning was only turned on between 3 - 9pm. Clean rooms with a safe and trams are just over the road.

Thank Darryl01
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Stayed here and what a wonderful place, clean spacious, there was a safe in the room, breakfast was really nice and plenty. If I would have a moan it's there was 4 of us and we had to have 2 rooms meaning we paid local...More

2  Thank Alison L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I came across this gate to ancient Rome on a tram trip to the suburbs. Alight from the tram and just marvel that this structure is still standing after 2,000 years. It is at the heart of a transport interchange, which makes it easily accessible...More

Thank grahamd399
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Near the collosium can't miss similar to arc de triumph don't think you could climb up the stairs though.

Thank mariaherlihy6
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Once was an important eastern gateway leading to Rome. Fascinating details still visible. This gateway was eventually incorporated into the Aurelian wall, a fortification wall that encircled Rome. On top of gate lies the remains of two aqua ducts that once convey water to different...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Compared to the Arch of Constantine, this Arch lacks impact. That should not distract potential tourists though as there are some interesting carvings in the stonework.

Thank Allan M
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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