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Arch of Galerius

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Address: Thessaloniki, Greece
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The meeting point

It maybe sound strange but this place could be a meeting point. The arch is also one of most photograph. This nothing so special on the monument, but as tourist I find this extra... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ShavyB
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Roeselare, Belgium
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An impressive roman structure right in the middle of the city. It used to have another arch but it collapsed many decades ago. Most of the reliefs are in good condition, a testament to the craftsmen's artistry. It is also one of the busiest meeting points of the locals.

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Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the beginning of the ceremonial road that led to the Rotunda. Nice to look at but nothing to do here but move on to the ruins of the palace and then the Rotunda very close by.

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Thank 503dr
Roeselare, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It maybe sound strange but this place could be a meeting point. The arch is also one of most photograph. This nothing so special on the monument, but as tourist I find this extra ordinary and it looks like a gateway in the center

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Thank ShavyB
Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's the place everyone meets. If not the main meeting point for everyone in the city maybe the one all the students from Uni's and schools meet. There is so much to see around the neighborhood. Walking with a coffee on your hand and seeing it's just magical. Even if it's windy or cloudy still you can tour around this... More 

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Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there is a lot of history here regarding Galerius but the surrounding town is terrible and someone had even put up a banner on the arch itself which spilt it a bit for visitors , Much of it has gone fallen down and some of it has been repaired. you need a tour guide to give you the hostory to... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful piece of history in the center of life. I thought it would be sth more interesting. I really regret that it is not treated with more respect. Many pigeons are sitting on it and destroying its beauty.

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Greer, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Not a lot to see here unless you're a real history buff or archeologists. Still this small place is well preserved after more than 1,500 years. It is a major part of the cities total preservation efforts and worth a look.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

there is nothing to see, at least for me. but near the place there are a lot of nice places to eat very cheap.

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Thank Paulina T
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot to walk through, and worth lingering to admire the fabulous marble carvings on the insides of the arches. It's very photogenic.

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Thank Lawnturtle
Paris, Kentucky
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is the arch in the middle of the city. You see it driving down the main street. Amazingly they have managed to keep the graffiti artists off it so far.

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