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Our hotel was nearby Arco Etrusco so we've been passing through it several times a day. Every time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rijeka, Croatia
Such history!!

This Etruscan archway was one of the original archways to enter the old city and there was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peggy S
Vegreville, Canada
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Via Ulisse Rocchi, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our hotel was nearby Arco Etrusco so we've been passing through it several times a day. Every time he impressed me again. The question that imposes itself: how and with what technique they have build something so impressive???

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Etruscan archway was one of the original archways to enter the old city and there was buildings above it that were destroyed over the years. When you enter the site you go into the old city with its massive walls of rock!!

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We set out to find the arch. It was a bit of a walk but absolutely worth it. As you gaze at it you cannot help but think of how many others have passed underneath it. Well worth the walk.

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

As you stand in front of the arch and stare at it, you can picture what the city must have been like 2300 years ago. This was one of the gates into the city. It's hard not to feel transported into a different world

Thank Robert S
Reviewed July 23, 2018

An easy walk down Ulisse Rocchi street behind dome (nice little bakery along the way). This arch was built around the 3rd century B.C., and was one of the 7 entrance gates to Perugia in the Etruscan period. About two centuries after its construction, the...More

Thank ValerieJo18
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This really created respect for the Etruscans. Layer upon layer of civilization, with the Romans for once not being the foundation. Remarkably complete and strong looking. OK, it only takes a few minutes, but it's definitely a good few minutes. Opposite the gate you can...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

There is no way these gates - admittedly old and historic - are a top attraction in this town. You walk up and down hill all day and to climb just to see this is not satisfying.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

The Etruscan Arch is one of the six urban port which open in the etruscan walls. The technique of construction is "square work", large blocks of square travertine...

Thank IgnazioCANNAVALE
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

L’arco etrusco e bellissimo e incredibilmente imponente. The Etruscan Archway is incredibly beautiful being that it was built 450 b.c. and without cement in between the enormous rock bricks much like the Egyptian pyramids. A must see if you come to Perugia. Along with the...More

Thank mariechristinedanese
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Imagine the people that built this arch and those walls some 2500 years ago... In Perugia there walls and the arches all blend in to make the city such a charming destination. But for me these small details make the trip more interesting... Remember the...More

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