We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Ancient days

Once strolling in Aosta you can walk into the Port od ancient times, around 25BC if I am not... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Almere, The Netherlands
via mobile

Beautiful old town entry way, integrated within houses built since then. No indication and way to... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Nyon, Switzerland
Read all 761 reviews
All photos (351)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roman times”(4 reviews)
“old town”(5 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Piazza Porta Pretoria, Aosta, Italy
+39 320 165 3001
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Aosta
Reviews (761)
Filter reviews
39 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews roman times old town take your time roman remains roman theatre gate history structure information arch
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 39 reviews
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Once strolling in Aosta you can walk into the Port od ancient times, around 25BC if I am not mistaken. you cannot miss it as you walk around the old town and enjoy a cappucino.. and Gelato

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eburghout
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Beautiful old town entry way, integrated within houses built since then. No indication and way to visit or get more info.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 798yvesm
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Beware parking in Aosta is impossible so do not think of breaking your trip there. If you are not staying then pass on by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank global-wanderer1
Reviewed July 3, 2018

No words can describe the feeling of being in front of these well-preserved ruins and telling the stories of their time. Speechless.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank thompsonreis31
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Well presented gate as the entrance to the older part of the town. Some nice small shops and cafes. It is is on the junction to the Roman theatre and further down the street to the church ruins.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Triumph5
Reviewed May 5, 2018

The arch is an entrance to the old part of the town of Aosta. It has been wonderfully preserved, one of the reasons being that it has been covered by a roof. This makes it look quite unusual, but the structure has remained almost intact....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mira V
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Nice entrance for the city, on your way in the city, you'll go through it. You can find some information on the history behind it there or online !

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fuppsala
Reviewed September 13, 2017

A well laid out and presented, small, part of the roman remains. There were some English translations. The footbridge over the display gave it presence, and as I was not expecting it amongst all the shops, it was a pleasant interlude.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Suegoes
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This place screams history. Take your time reading all the different plaques and information boards to really get an understanding of how old and important these doors were.. you can see the walls still standing across the town

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank davidg777
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

This is not just a wall but the intact buildings around it as well! They use at least part of one for regular use, if it were the us it would be a national landmark or something. Doesn't feel there is respect for the heritage,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank TheLongLongTrailer
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 nearby hotels
Hotel Duca d'Aosta
389 reviews
.11 km away
Hotel Roma
141 reviews
.16 km away
Hotel Turin
3 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Le Pageot
236 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 353 nearby restaurants
Giuliani Al Duca
550 reviews
.11 km away
La Bottega Degli Antichi Sapori - Le Bar a Vin
728 reviews
.03 km away
Trattoria Praetoria
974 reviews
.10 km away
L'Osteria 1880
309 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 82 nearby attractions
Teatro Romano
1,576 reviews
.09 km away
Criptoportico Forense
587 reviews
.39 km away
Collegiata dei Santi Pietro e Orso
336 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Porta Pretoria staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines