Arch of Galerius, Thessaloniki
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One of the city's most important and intriguing landmarks, the remains of Arch of Galerius provide a glimpse into Greece's long and fascinating history. The triumphal structure was built in the 4th century and today three of the eight pillars survive along with the masonry cores of the arches. Roman Emperor Galerius commissioned the monument to celebrate his victory over the Persians, and to this day you can witness scenes of the war on the remaining marble slabs. Spend some time interpreting the depictions and soak up the lively atmosphere of this popular meeting spot. There are a number of bars, restaurants, and tourist attractions in the area. To visit Arch of Galerius and other attractions in Thessaloniki, use our Thessaloniki travel route app .
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You literally cannot miss it since it's standing up in the middle of traffic! We walked under it every day while leaving out AirBnB. It's really cool how it just sits there in all of it's ancient glor... more »
è veramente affascinante trovare in giro per l'europa resti della cultura romana di 2000 anni fa.... more »It is really fascinating to find around Europe remains of the Roman culture of 2000 years ago....
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