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Impressive ancient city gate!

This is part of the Patara ruins site, which covers a rather vast area near the beautiful Patara... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
London, United Kingdom

This whole archelogic site is so packed with history. The ancient city is impressive and although... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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This triple arched gate, also known as the monumental arch or monumental gate, was built in 100 AD and marks the entrance to the city.
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Patara, Turkey
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is part of the Patara ruins site, which covers a rather vast area near the beautiful Patara beach. Give yourself loads of time to stroll through the entire site, which is incredibly impressive and thought provoking. For best pics, I would recommend either very...More

Thank Joe_Cool_London
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This whole archelogic site is so packed with history. The ancient city is impressive and although lots of good excavations have been done there is still so much more to be found.

Thank Roma108
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I don't know if it is really an arch of triumph, but it is a great entrance to the antique city, showing its greatness

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Looks nice! We were in the early morning and it was looking great! Can't tell more about it. Just an ancient building.

Thank Eugene M
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We have seen it after visiting both old and new theatres. Good feeling to walk the way like ancient settlers many centuries ago. Must have been quite busy place compared with today...

Thank TomasF16
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Have walked by the Arch many many times over 25yrs and allways stop and gaze and still take pictures of this Truly Magnificent Sight..Well worth a visit&dont forget your Camera

Thank Robbie C
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Unlike many of the sites in Patara, this Roman arch is unreconstructed and yet is in great condition. It's quite plain though. It was part of the aqueduct system of Patara and you can still see where the water enters the top of the arch...More

Thank cheeryble
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is right at the entrance to the rest of the ruined site. The arches are pretty big and we'll worth a stop in the car, bus or taxi to go and have a look at them close up. To the right is the old...More

Thank Miss Wallace W
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

You have to stop beside the road to visit this arch set across the main road into ancient patara. Built in 100AD by the roman governor it is also though to be part of an aqueduct bringing water into the city due to water pipes...More

Thank jezz c
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Blink and you'll miss it, boy does it look amazing. Just shows what ancient civilizations could do that we nowadays struggle to copy.

Thank tink10000
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